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FIN Services and Resources
An overview of the services and resources FIN offers for districts, schools, and families.
Best Practices for Inclusive Education (BPIE) is a district-level self-assessment tool and process to identify and prioritize areas of need for inclusive practices that enable all students with disabilities to achieve their highest potential.
The Power of Peers: Program Implementation Guide and PowerPoint
Guide for school and district teams interested in starting a formal peer support program in academic classrooms. Includes teacher team and student training materials, program information, forms and letters, and an implementation action plan.
Communities of Practice: A Study Group Guide for Differentiating Instruction
Seven-session study group guide for teacher teams of 4-7 people. Teachers read, apply, and reflect upon information and strategies from Carol Ann Tomlinson’s book “Differentiated Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms”.
Inclusive Scheduling for In-Class Supports: A Guide for Student-Centered Teams
School-based guide to flexible scheduling for school teams. This guide includes a step-by-step process to assist teams as they schedule appropriate in-class supports for students with disabilities and other special needs in general education classrooms.
TATS & FIN Talks with Instructional Staff, Vol. 1, No. 1
Informational pamphlet for Pre-kindergarten (PreK) instructional staff that provides a definition and key elements of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in inclusive PreK learning environments.
TATS & FIN Talks with Instructional Staff, Vol. 1, No. 2
Informational pamphlet, for Pre-kindergarten (PreK) instructional staff, that provides an Overview of the application of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in inclusive PreK learning environments.
Building Inclusive Schools
Building Inclusive Schools (BIS) is an on-demand, eLearning module that provides an overview of effective inclusive practices for students with disabilities. The module is comprised of five separate learning sessions that can be viewed or reviewed at any time. Click here for the online BIS Module.
*Note: This eLearning module works best when viewed with Google Chrome.