Reflective Essay On Inclusive Education
An inclusive education provides a medium for bringing about a change to the way difference is accepted as it provides an opportunity for all students to interact and discover what similarities they share. For example, in the past ignorance and prejudice has hindered those with a disability to participate fully within society (Elkins, 2009). As disabled and nondisabled students interact successfully within the inclusive classroom perceptions of difference are altered. As a result of this a new generation is enculturated into a society that values difference and diversity.
As a preservice teacher, I will be at the forefront of delivering an inclusive education. It is the policies and legislations described above that will direct my pedagogical choices. In order to provide an inclusive education it is imperative that I incorporate strategies that will produce equitable outcomes. Differentiated instruction, raising self-efficacy within students and embedding social justice topics are a means for achieving