When Students Are Labeled “Too Much”

When Students Are Labeled “Too Much”

… the authoritative teacher, who drowns the freedom off the student, belittles student’s rights to be curious and restless …. Freire 1996, 60 Oftentimes, seeking belonging for all students can be a difficult battle within the classroom. This can be...
Belonging

Belonging

Establishing inclusive schools has to begin with this question: How do we establish an authentic sense of belonging?   We see inclusion and belonging as essential conditions for educating each child. At some schools, implementing an inclusive philosophy meant no...

Inclusion Podcast

  We’ve launched an Inclusion Podcast!! How cool is that? We’ll be talking all things inclusion, answering those difficult “how to” questions, and hosting fabulous guests including inclusive teachers, leaders, kids, parents and experts....
A conversation about creating inclusive schools

A conversation about creating inclusive schools

Welcome to May, everyone! Today we wanted to share a Skype conversation between Julie and Charmaine Miller Thaner of the Collaborative Special Education Advocacy. In this 42 minute conversation, Julie talks to Charmaine about how to best create inclusive schools....

An Online Course for Paraprofessionals!

Y’all — we are so excited to announce that you can now register for our online course, The Inspired Paraprofessional!!! What is it about? Julie and Kate have created this course specifically for paraprofessionals working in K-12 inclusive schools who want to...

New book: 30 Days to the Co-Taught Classroom!

Y’all! Today we are so excited to announce the arrival of Julie’s new book, co-authored with Paula Kluth, “30 Days to the Co-Taught Classroom: How to Create an Amazing, Nearly Miraculous & Frankly Earth-Shattering Partnership in One Month or Less.” You...