SWIFT Talk Blog

SWIFT Talk Blog

Re-imagining Education

Filtering by: In The Classroom

Embrace Learner Variability

When we shift our focus from what is similar about learners to their variability, the payoff is great.

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Presuming Competence: A Thank You Note to Tina

How I learned the importance of presuming competence in all learners by making a huge professional mistake, and what I have been thinking about since then.

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State Spotlight on Mississippi - March 2017

Mississippi continues to take steps to promote and implement MTSS statewide.

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Co-Teaching with UDL in Mind

When UDL is part of the intention, teachers place learners at the center. 

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Uber Interesting – Making My Driver’s Story Obsolete

I was lacking so much learning that it has affected my whole life. Still does now. It’s like I’ll never catch up.

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Six Successes and Ten Strategies: Students on Alternate Assessments in Equity-Based Inclusive Education

These successes are the direct result of administrative support for equity-based inclusion, collaboration among educators, partnerships with the families, and attention to full-time membership, participation, and learning.

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UDL: It's All about Options

Effective communication between home and school is important for ensuring that learners feel truly included and valued.

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Including Students with the Most Significant Needs in General Education

Implementing the SWIFT Framework with fidelity helps schools and districts to consider all the moving parts that will make inclusive environments a positive learning experience for all.

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Rethinking and Reimagining All Schools

How can we radically rethink and reimagine our schools to support all schools in effective inclusive equity-based education?

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