Inclusive 365 Book Study
What are the Benefits of the Book Study?
- Learn and apply strategies to help increase opportunities for learning for each student in your classroom
- Discover strategies to support multiple components of the curriculum
- The first 20 registrants receive a free book!
- Optional Graduate Credit is available through Wayne State College ($75.00/credit hour; 3-credit-hour course; paid by the participant)
Who is Leading the Book Study?
Karen Janowski is an Assistive & Educational Technology Consultant, and former Adjunct Professor at Simmons College in Boston, MA. She presents both locally and nationally about the importance of using ubiquitous technologies whichremove the obstacles to learning for all learners and is a passionate advocate of Universal Design for Learning. She is an EdCampBoston and EdCampAccess organizer and co-moderates #ATchat on Twitter, and has blogged at http://teachingeverystudent.blogspot.com since 2005. She is the President and owner of EdTech Solutions, Inc in Reading, MA, which provides AT and AAC professional development, coaching, consultations, and assessments throughout the Greater Boston area.
Mike Marotta is a RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional, and inclusive Technology Evangelist, who has been providing direct services to individuals with all disabilities for almost 30 years. Mike is the 2017 ISTE Inclusive Learning Network Outstanding Educator. Mike is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter who was previously a trainer for California State University at Northridge (CSUN), providing practical and in-depth training to professionals interested in specializing in assistive technology. In addition, Mike is an adjunct professor at Ramapo College of New Jersey (NJ) where he teaches Masters's level educators in Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning. Mike runs his own consulting company, Inclusive Technology Solutions LLC, where he provides services related to providing inclusive technology solutions for all learners. Mike is the Director of the Richard West AssistiveTechnology Advocacy Center at Disability Rights New Jersey and serves on the CAST Accessible Educational Materials and Center on Inclusive Technology & Education Systems (CITES) Advisory Boards. Mike is also the founder of EdcampAccess NJ and co-moderator of the weekly #ATchat Twitter chat.
Beth Poss is a Speech-Language Pathologist and is currently the Director of Educational Programs for LessonPix. She has previously served as an assistant principal, special education supervisor, curriculum writer, and assistive technology team member with Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland. She is passionate about using visual supports and customized high-quality educational resources to support all students in accessing a rigorous curriculum in a Universally Designed Learned educational environment. She is an adjunct faculty member for Shepherd University and presents nationally on best practices in Early Childhood, Special Education, Assistive Technology, Instructional Technology, and Universal Design for Learning. Areas of special interest include Designing Inclusive Learning Environments, Visual Supports for Students with Disabilities, and Culturally Responsive Teaching.
What will the Participants Be Expected to Do?
- Attend monthly meetings via Zoom to discuss the chapter of the book.
- Read the assigned chapters in advance of each monthly meeting.
- Optional - Participate in the online discussion between monthly meetings.
- Complete engagement activities associated with the book.
When will the Online by Design Course Activities Occur?
- 9/29/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 10/20/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 11/17/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 12/15/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 1/19/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 2/16/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 3/16/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 4/20/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
- 5/18/22, 4:30pm CT/3:30pm MT
How do I Register?
Registration for the book study is on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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