This book will help you to understand what inclusion is, what it means for teachers, parents and the wider community and how to create an inclusive environment in your own classroom.
Author: Nancy Gedge
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
This book will help you to understand what inclusion is, what it means for teachers, parents and the wider community and how to create an inclusive environment in your own classroom. By busting some myths and looking beyond the labels, Nancy Gedge believes that every teacher can improve their practice for every child – because what is good for special needs is good for everyone! That's what being an inclusive teacher means. Full of practical ideas and advice, this warm and inspiring book is an accessible introduction to inclusion for primary school teachers. It translates the SEND Code of Practice into practical classroom strategies covering topics such as: an inclusive classroom environment and what it looks like, the responsibilities of the teacher and how to set meaningful targets, plus lots of tips on how to get the best out of available support and intervention strategies. Nancy Gedge provides impassioned guidance in the form of real classroom anecdotes and tried-and-tested exercises together with a 'jargon buster' to help you decipher unfamiliar terms. NANCY GEDGE has been a primary school teacher for over 20 years, and is currently a SEND specialist in a mainstream school in Gloucestershire. Her knowledge in, and passion for, this area extends beyond the classroom – her eldest child has Down's Syndrome, and Nancy's inspirational blog, 'The Diary of a Not So Ordinary Boy', won the first TES Teacher Blogger of the Year Award in 2015.