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Inclusion in Secondary Classrooms – 3-part Series

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Facilitator(s): Shelley Moore
This is a multi-day event.
Day 1Nov 29, 2017 (9:00 am to 3:30 pm)
Day 2Mar 06, 2018 (9:00 am to 3:30 pm)
Day 3May 02, 2018 (9:00 am to 3:30 pm)
(includes lunch, which is not prepared in a nut/gluten-free environment)
Location: Edmonton (Fantasyland Hotel)
17700 - 87 Avenue
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Course code: 18-IE-069

Target Audience

Secondary Teachers & Support Teachers, Educational Assistants, Consultants, Learning Coaches, District Leaders, Administrators and anyone who wants to learn more about inclusion

Please bring a robust, fully charged device such as a Chromebook or laptop and have access to a digital or paper copy of the curriculum you wish to focus on that day.

About this learning opportunity

How can we inclusively and collaboratively plan for and respond to the diversity in today’s secondary classrooms?

Join us for 3 full days with 1/2 day investigating frameworks & strategies and 1/2 day to collaboratively plan/ engage in collaborative activities.

Session 1 - Getting to Know our Learners

Targeted Principles: Educator roles & Professional Development; Welcoming, Caring, Respectful & Safe Environments, Personalization, Meaningful Relationships, Home & Community Involvement

Targeted Frameworks/Strategies: Class Profiles, Response to Intervention (RTI)

Collaborative Activities: Participants will be guided through various collaborative and inquiry based activities including; asking questions connected to inclusive principles, team goal setting around the inclusion principles and creating a plan for action leading into future sessions together.

Session 2: Designing Inclusive Goals for Diverse Classrooms

Targeted Principles: Rigorous & Relevant Curriculum; Mastery Learning; Flexible Learning Environments

Targeted Frameworks/Strategies: Universal Design (UDL), Backwards Design, Planning Pyramid, Modifying curriculum, Competency Planning, Inquiry

Collaborative Activities: Participants will have the opportunity to share what they have tried since the last session and build on their action plans. Collaboratively, teams will be able to reflect on and adjust their action plans and start to collect evidence of their inquiry leading into future sessions.

Session 3: Designing Inclusive Assessment for Diverse Classrooms

Targeted Principles: Assessment; Mastery Learning

Targeted Frameworks/Strategies: Learning Maps, Individual Education Plans, Standards based assessment, Self-Regulation of Learning, Growth Mindset, Differentiation

Collaborative Activities: Building on the previous two sessions, teams will get time to reflect on their inquiries. Participants will also share out their learnings about the series and present their inquiries and what they noticed in their classrooms with others.

This learning opportunity is being provided through funding from Alberta Education.

About the facilitator(s)

Based in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, Shelley Moore consults locally, provincially and beyond. Her presentations include school, district and provincial professional development days throughout British Columbia, as well as various leading conferences throughout North America, including CEC, IRA and NCTE.  

Her interactive presentations are constructed based on contexts of specific schools and communities and integrate theory and effective practices of inclusion, special education, curriculum and technology. She completed in undergraduate degree in Special Education at the University of Alberta, her masters at Simon Fraser University, and is currently a PhD student at the University of British Columbia.

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