The Bank Street Occasional Paper Series #36, titled“Life in Inclusive Classrooms: Storytelling with Disability Studies in Education,” provides educators with a close look at the complexities of teaching and learning in inclusive classrooms. The series contains nine essays that use the art of storytelling to inspire a dialogue about inclusive classrooms, school communities, and ways teachers, parents, and advocates can work to help create meaningful learning environments for students with disabilities. In a blog post, Occasional Paper Series #36 guest editors Joseph Michael Valente, Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Pennsylvania State University, and Scot Danforth, Professor of Disability Studies and Inclusive Education at Chapman University, provide additional insight into the topic of inclusive classrooms and advocacy for children with disabilities.
With many K–12 schools moving to a hybrid learning model this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, Zoom is adding new features designed to help teachers manage virtual classrooms. The free Zoom for Education plan includes more control over virtual classroom views.
QuickClasses, from Described and Caption Media Program (DCMP), are three-week asynchronous, online classes for professionals working with students who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind, low vision, or deaf–blind.