office-standing
SWIFT Talk Blog

SWIFT Talk Blog

Re-imagining Education

Filtering by: Integrated Educational Framework

Rainbow Connection

Meet Magger Chen, and learn about what is possible when a creative parent and a passionate student connect with a willing teacher to work toward inclusion.

Full Article

Where do you even begin? Begin with SWIFT-FIA

Learn more about SWIFT-FIA, a self-assessment used by school leadership teams to examine their implementation of SWIFT features.

Full Article

How a SWIFT-FIT assessment benefits your school

Learn how to use a SWIFT-FIT to measure your school’s current reality and progress toward your goal for equity and excellence for all.

Full Article

Reframed Thinking about Disability and Inclusion

Dr. Meisenheimer reflects on how Dr. Sailor's influence changed her thinking about disability and inclusion.

Full Article

SWIFT Family and Community Engagement in the Pendleton (OR) School District

Family and community engagement success at Washington Elementary.

Full Article

Reclaiming the Spirit of the IEP

The brilliant idea that a student's gifts, abilities, and needs should be regularly understood, identified, and supported is simply common sense—and best practice.

Full Article

Just Listen.

A few weeks ago, I was catching up on the phone with my sister, a middle-school science teacher who has been in the classroom for over 15 years.

Full Article

State Spotlight April 2017 - Vermont

Oak Grove Elementary School exemplifies a community working smartly and diligently to serve all children.

Full Article

Embrace Learner Variability

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

Full Article