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Inclusive Classroom

The inclusive classroom is a special place where all children are welcomed and accommodated. In the resources in this section of the REC, you can find what you need to make inclusion happen. The Learning Experiences and Planning Options pages will support you as you make long-range and short-term plans for all the children and their learning environment. There is even an assistive technology page. The Articles, Websites, Professional Books, and Terminology sections will point you to invaluable information that will help you learn more about meeting the learning needs of all your young children.

Are you looking for learning experiences that will be appropriate for all the children in your classroom? These lessons have broad applications and provide children with opportunities to learn basic skills in fun and creative ways.

When planning for the children in an inclusive classroom, you have many options and challenges. After evaluating children's abilities and reviewing assessment results, it may help to consider carefully the levels of support your children need.

Browse online articles and materials that will support your efforts to meet the educational needs of each child in your classroom.

Access websites provided by key education associations, agencies, and initiatives that address the needs of the inclusive classroom teacher and children with disabilities.

These books, periodicals, and other reference materials will provide you with important, innovative, and extensive information about teaching young children in a setting that includes children with differing abilities.

The world of special education has a language all its own. Here you can find a simple explanation and some clear examples to share with everyone on your planning team to help team members communicate more effectively with one another.

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Did You Know?
REC Added Two Inclusive Classroom Bookshelf Sets
Do you wish you could find more picture books for your classroom that reflect your inclusive philosophy? Look at the REC Bookshelf for options.
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