Religious groups exert powerful influences in education. The united states is unique in
separating church from state.
Religion may be very important to how an individual acts. It is very troublesome for
teachers since views are so differen
Technology jobs are among the fastest growing occupations. Girls most likely use
computer tools, and boys usually program and design technology.
Readings in the classroom should be written by men and women. It is shown that
educators treat boys and
People First Language
People with disabilities do not want to be called handicapped or disabled. They are
People with disabilities make up the nations largest minority group. It will continue to
grow as well due to the baby boom
Reasons for Inclusive Education
Values: Moral and ethical issue of desegregation than academic efficacy. Segregation of
children with disabilities as immoral and unethical as segregation of students because of
Legal Reasons: IDEA, Oberti, Gas
Language is made up of socially salient, reflects our family and culture, and socializes us.
Dialects are based on religion and ethnicity. Dialects are all equal, but not all socially
American Sign Language is a Valid Language of t
Education of Students with Disabilities
Until 1852 there was no compulsory public education, still somewhat state controlled (the
state desires when you can enter and leave school). Before 1852 only the wealthy
attended schools and they were all p
ED 1255 Notes
Education that is multicultural
Teaching that is multicultural requires incorporating diversity throughout the learning
Must interrelate microcultures in text into the curriculum in order for students to learn
that these are interre
ED 1255 Notes
Best practices in Inclusive Education
FAPE= free and appropriate education. LRE= least restrictive environment.
SAS=Supplemental Aids and Services. Collaboration. Friendship Facilitation. UDL.
A least restrictive environment is using the max
Parallel Teaching- Because both teachers need to be proficient in the content area, it is
difficult to use this approach initially. The primary goal here is to limit the student
teacher ratio. This approach requires significant coordination between
The school I chose to observe was Pennbrook Middle School located in North Wales
Pennsylvania. This was the Middle School I attended during my years in the North Penn School
District so I knew a decent amount abou