Did you know that February is Nation Inclusive Education Month?
Do you have a good understanding of what inclusive education looks like? Check out the list of questions below - is this how school looks for you, for someone you care about, or someone in your class? For more information on inclusive education email
Do I have a cubby or place to put my coat and backpack just like my classmates?
Do I have a seat at circle that includes all the items my classmates have like a carpet square and name tag?
Do I have a classroom job just as my classmates?
Do I get to take a turn doing group activities?
Do I have the oppertunity to participate in "messy" activities when available, even though I may be a little messier than others?
During regular activities am I in similar position to my classmates? (i.e. my classmates are standing - I am standing, etc)?
Can I physically get to all the activities in the classroom (reach into the sensory table, get toys from shelves)?
Is there something I know how to use and can use independandtly in each learning center?
Do I have the oppertunity to sometimes be in the front and middle of the line during transitions?
Am I usually participating in the same or similar activities as my classmates (though they might be adapted)?
Do I have the chance to be the "helper" on occasion?
Am I an active participant in classroom activities (not just an observer)?
Do my teachers and classmates talk to me, ask me questions, play with me?
Do I have friends in my class?