A Common Vocabulary in Inclusive Schools

Words are powerful. Consistency in the words we use to describe services and supports for students with disabilities must be clear and consistent across the district for all children, parents, teachers, and community members. This brief tutorial defines inclusion and provides clarity regarding commonly used terms, such as PLAAFP, Curricular Supports, Advanced Supports, Support Facilitation… Read more

Spotlight: Co-Teaching at Camelot in North East ISD

At Camelot Elementary, Mr. Cody Kemp and Mr. Paul Goodwin co-teach twenty four fifth grade students in the areas of reading/English language arts and mathematics. Co-teaching is a partnership between general and special educators who share the philosophy that they are responsible for all children. Co-teaching requires interweaving the skills of both educators to meet… Read more