New Online Course: Inclusion and Advocacy
Our new, online, self-paced disability inclusion course is now available on the new KIT Academy Store.
If you want to welcome students of all abilities, create inclusive learning environments and affect change in your school or community, this course is for you.
Kids Included Together (KIT), the leader in disability inclusion training has partnered with Colours of Grey Matters in Australia to provide online professional development for classroom teachers around the globe.
- Earn 1.0 IACET accredited CEUs (for entire course)
- Best-in-class disability inclusion training
- Online convenience allows you to learn anywhere, anytime at your own pace
- Resources and tools to create inclusive classroom environments
More About This Self-Guided Course
- Four (4) individual sessions – purchase a single session, some, or all four at a discount
- Session One: Perspectives on Inclusion
- Session Two: Inclusive Practices
- Session Three: Advocacy
- Session Four: Teacher’s Role
- Sessions are $20 each or $75 for the entire course (all four sessions)
- This course is completely self-paced; you have one year after purchase to complete the requirements
Description and Learning Objectives
The Inclusion and Advocacy course is designed primarily for classroom teachers who wish to expand their knowledge and understanding of inclusive practices in their schools. Session One: Perspectives on Inclusion presents reading materials and a short webinar discussing various educational perspectives on inclusive classrooms. Session Two: Inclusive Practices asks the learner to consider the benefits of inclusion and how to improve their own inclusive practices in the classroom. Session Three: Advocacy is designed to help the learner implement strategies for inclusion in various educational settings and consider how they might affect change in their own school and community. Session Four: Teacher’s Role focuses on the classroom teacher and their role in creating an inclusive environment as well as the learner’s own educational philosophy as it relates to inclusion.
1. Develop your definition of inclusion in an educational setting based on source material.
2. Accurately define the difference between segregation and inclusion in the classroom.
3. Correctly identify the benefits of inclusion in the classroom.
4. Accurately define at least two inclusive best practices in educational settings and apply them to suggested scenarios.
5. Correctly identify current national/state or local school district policies that affect inclusion in the classroom.
6. Develop strategies for inclusion in a variety of educational settings.
7. Accurately describe the role of the teacher in an inclusive environment.
8. Reflect on your own educational philosophy as it relates to inclusion by connecting your experience to the presented content.