Welcome

I am so excited that you are interested in learning more about Equitable Teaching! The logo for Equitable Teaching may seem like just a typical logo but for me it represents so much more. With the amazing support of Amanda from Zossdesign we were able to come up with something that I feel truly represents…

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Mission

I believe in challenging the status quo of the current educational system and that all students should have their learning outcomes met through the accessibility of their general education teacher.

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Mindset Training and Coaching

Through Equitable Teaching, my mission is to help support the individual professional and personal development of general and special educators, paraprofessionals, specialists, administrators, and any other stakeholders that have a desire to cultivate an environment that sustains the learning outcomes of every child. This mindset is essential to the training and I believe that the…

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Believe Differently

Ebb and Flow - The influence that a teacher has over the culture in their classroom is undeniable.

A Fluid Classroom Culture

Every social situation that we encounter has a distinct culture. Consider a grocery store. Have you ever heard the sound of a glass jar crashing to the floor? Or possibly witnessed the toppling of a perfectly arranged stack of boxed cookies? Surely, you’ve been in the check-out line and witnessed a child screaming in agony…

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Why Not Inclusion? - When you look at it like that, inclusion just doesn’t make sense because you don’t need to include someone that is already considered to be part of the group.

Why Not Inclusion?

In terms of education, inclusion is probably my least favorite word. I don’t like using it and I never liked referring to my classroom as inclusive. Anyone who knows me is probably thinking what? That makes no sense Christina. You have spent your entire time as a parent and a large majority of your career…

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What is Equitable Teaching?

At its core Equitable Teaching is a belief system. One that is founded on the opinion that every child should have their learning outcomes met through the accessibility of their general education teacher. This is a shift in the perspective form the idea of “inclusion” which solely focuses on location, where students may join their…

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Resources

Teaching Calm

Teaching the use of a calming space

Designate a spot in your classroom for the calming space Should be free of distractions. Within sight of the teachers. Provides some privacy for the student. Guidelines Should NEVER be used as a punishment or consequence. The message should be that the calming space is a positive place to go to help students become regulated.…

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Tent Break

Teaching the use of a calming tent

Designate a spot in your classroom for the tent Should be free of distractions/ only tools to support regulation to be in the tent. Within sight of the teachers. Provides some privacy for the student. Guidelines Should NEVER be used as a punishment or consequence. The message should be that the tent is a positive…

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