Journey Towards Creating Effective Schools for All Learners
Inclusive Academic Instruction Part II - Plan Inclusive Lessons
to relevant internet resources.
tools. Tools for analysis, discussion, and planning you may
use in class, professional development, and in your own practice as a
Tool 12-2 lists multiple
strategies for multi-level teaching. Participants may review these indicating
those they would like to try, sketching
ideas about how they might start.
- A day
of multi-level lessons. Ask students to work in small groups and
develop strategies for authentic, multi-level lessons across all subjects
for one day using Activities Tool 11-10.
multiple intelligences. Use Activity
Tool 12-3 and have participants
assess the degree to which they use multiiple intelligences in their teaching.
intelligences planning circle. Using Activities
Tool 12-4, participants
may select a learning goal or theme for a series of
activities and identify ways that they can help students learn using each
of the multiple
elements of learning style. Using Activity
Tool 12-5 request
that participants review these element of learning styles and brainstorm
strategies by which they might incorporate learning style choices in their
for individualized differentiation. Participants may review
the strategies on Activity
Tools 12-6 a and b and identify approaches to
use with a specific individual student.
of ability and multiple intelligences. Participants may use Activity
Tool 12-7 to identify individualized differentiation strategies based on
intelligences and adaptations. Using other intelligences to strengthen an area of need.
Have students identify a problem area in learning of a student
and place this in the middle of the Activity
Tool 12-8. Then ask them to
consider strategies under each of the multiple intelligences that might be
used to support and bolster the problem the student is having.
Artwork reprinted by permission of
Martha Perske from PERSKE:
PENCIL PORTRAITS 1971-1990
Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1998.