With Universal Design for Learning as their chisel, says Elizabeth Stein, teachers can sculpt super learning environments to meet every student’s needs.
Category: Two Teachers in the Room
A draft accommodations manual from PARCC, the national testing consortium, has Elizabeth Stein wondering about teaching quality for students with disabilities.
Laurie Wasserman interviews her history co-teaching teammate Pauline Walker about her 54 year career (so far) in the classroom.
In her 2nd post about the power of high expectations for all students, special educator Elizabeth Stein shares the views of a diverse group of 7th graders.
Special educator Laurie Wasserman shares details of how her co-teaching team and her entire middle school help students prepare for state testing.
Elizabeth Stein & assistant principal Paul McNeil consider personal, classroom, and school strategies that can help close achievement gaps for students with disabilities, including peer tutoring and support for high expectations. It takes a team approach, and it takes time and patience.
After years without a homeroom, special educator Laurie Wasserman eagerly volunteered for one — and set out to build a real classroom community.
In the inclusion classroom, co-teachers must use strategies that motivate both general & special needs students, writes co-teacher Elizabeth Stein.
Special educator and co-teacher Laurie Wasserman gained new insights into what it means to be a struggling student when she joined a math PD project. She shares.
In an interview with Elizabeth Stein, co-teaching pioneer Anne Beninghof says inclusion classrooms should be exemplary models of differentiated instruction.