Task 1. Inclusive education and educational accommodations

Task instructions
Step 1.

Look at the picture (1) and the quotation(2). Try to answer the following questions: Can you see any analogy to your educational context? Have you ever felt the way any of the animals and the teacher in the picture may feel?


?Everyone is a genius. But if you judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid? (Kelly, 2004: 82).


Step 2.

Think about the following questions: 1) How would you define inclusive education? 2) How does inclusion differ from integration? 3) How do you understand the term accommodation with reference to educational context?

Optional step
Step 3.

Find out about the formal educational regulations and adjustments offered to dyslexic learners in the country you teach.

Go to notes and model answers

Project-Number: 518466-LLP-1-2011-PL-COMENIUS-CMP         © 2012 DysTEFL – Project Coordinator: University of Lodz
Grant agreement number: 2011-3631/001-001

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.