Believe Differently

Believe Differently

At the core of every educator is a belief system that guides their practice. The challenge lies in consistently reflecting on this personal belief system to ensure that it continues to lead instruction in a manner that supports the needs of every student they encounter.

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

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.

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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