Lead your team to inclusion success—with quantifiable results! Use Karten's hands-on guide to establishing coaching baselines, introducing research-based inclusion strategies, and promoting inclusion schoolwide.
Chapter 7: Inclusion Matters
At times administrators and educators alike are frustrated by time and scheduling constraints, assessment demands, and an assortment of noneducational factors that influence daily inclusion decisions and classroom practices. Teachers possess differing thoughts about how inclusion works based on their prior experiences and school supports. Educators with successful experiences and strong administrative supports may be more receptive to the coaching process. Often the concept of inclusion is not challenged, but at times the implementation process is debated. Good instructional leaders manage many complexities and know that how things are done is often as important to success as what is being done (Bartalo, 2012).
Inclusion allows students more exposure to grade-level curriculum with students learning side-by-side with age-level peers as ...