Inclusion Classroom

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Inclusion is becoming a hot topic in the debate of special needs students in general and special education classrooms. Inclusion classes are classes that contain students with and without disabilities. These specific classrooms are made for any student no matter the strength or the weakness in the academic field. These particular classes are becoming more prevalent in the school systems because they benefit both students with disabilities and without. Inclusion classrooms were created for all of the students to feel equal in the academic field. The main topic in the debate is whether the students are actually benefiting from inclusion classes or if it is causing more harm than good. Inclusion classes affect all parties involved including disabled students, students without disabilities, and teachers. The article, Inclusion: Friend or Foe, it is discussed by a teacher how wonderful she realized inclusion classes actually were. Inclusion classes tend to be misperceived as a negative option when in reality they have so many positives. A few things to keep in mind for inclusion classes are to remember that inclusion is not a cookie-cutter classroom model, to keep the focus on …show more content…
Many teachers only see the negative aspects when in reality the positives out-weigh the negatives. Teachers can benefit from inclusion classes because they can be challenging for them while also being rewarding. Like Immicke said they just have to look at it in a positive way and use the resources that are available to them. Making Inclusion Work in General Education discusses the different ways that teachers can incorporate inclusion into their classes. If the teachers have a positive attitude about things it can make a world of difference to the students. There are not only special education services but also special education teachers that can be in the general education

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