Table of Contents

PART 1: An Inclusive Classroom Atmosphere

Chapter 1.1: Building Inclusion — Practical Strategies for a Proactive Approach

Chapter 1.2: Ensuring Inclusion — Practical Strategies for a Responsive Approach

Chapter 1.3: Designing and Organizing the Classroom Environment

Chapter 1.4: Partnering with Parents — Establishing Good Communication


PART 2: Planning an Engaging, Dynamic, and Inclusive Curriculum

Chapter 2.1: Designing Your Inclusive Curriculum

Chapter 2.2: Establishing Appropriate Timetabling Possibilities

Chapter 2.3: Differentiating the Learning Experiences — Small Group Learning through Effective Learning Stations          

Chapter 2.4: Experiencing the Wider Community — Planning Out-of-classroom Excursions

Chapter 2.5: Technology in a Rapidly Changing World

Chapter 2.6: Partnering with Parents — Engaging Parents in the Learning Process


PART 3: Creating Effective Assessing, Evaluating, and Reporting Practices

Chapter 3.1: Assessing the Learning — Assessment in a Differentiated Curriculum

Chapter 3.2: Evaluating the Learning — Placing a “Value” on the Learning Process and Product

Chapter 3.3: Partnering with Parents — Reporting about Student Process and Progress


PART 4: A Student-centred Literacy Classroom

Chapter 4.1: Building a Language-rich Environment

Chapter 4.2: Understanding Oral Communication as a Foundation for Literacy Learning        

Chapter 4.3: Understanding the Reading Process and Program

Chapter 4.4: Understanding the Writing Process and Program

Chapter 4.5: Establishing the Importance of Media and other Literacies


PART 5:  Professional Growth Opportunities - Your Career in Education

Chapter 5.1: Preparing Your Application Package

Chapter 5.2: Mastering the Interview Process

Chapter 5:3: Landing that Position

Chapter 5:4: Planning for Occasional Teaching Opportunities

Chapter 5:5: Growing Professionally — A Continuum of Learning