PICS Domains links and resources

This page is continually being updated with information and resources related to the many concepts introduced or reinforced within the Planning Inclusive Cultures in Schools process.

General Resources for School Processes:

Websites/Youtube Videos

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/specedu/index.html

Alberta Education: www.education.alberta.ca/admin/supportingstudent.aspx

Inclusive Education PD Resources: Support for Implementation www.inclusiveeducationpdresources.ca

Inclusive Schools Network (Texas): www.inclusiveschools.org

Leading High-Performing School Districts

The Learning Partnership: www.thelearningpartnership.ca

Council for Exceptional Children Redbook 2009: What Every Special Educator Must Know

General Resources for Classroom and Instruction:

Books/Publications

Safe and Caring Schools: A Whole-School Approach to Planning for Safety and Belonging  Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning 2017

Inclusive Education – the IOD Bookstore: a listing of books and other resources compiled by the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability   www.iodbookstore.org/categories/Inclusive-Education/

Katz, Jennifer (2013).  Resource Teachers: A Changing Role in the Three-Block Model of Universal Design for Learning. Winnipeg, MB: Portage & Main Press

Katz, Jennifer (2012) Teaching to Diversity: The Three-Block Model of Universal Design for Learning.  Winnipeg, MB: Portage & Main Press

Porter, Gordon l., and Smith, Deirdre (2011).  Exploring Inclusive Educational Practices Through Professional Inquiry.  Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers

Websites/Youtube Videos:

Alberta Education: www.education.alberta.ca/teachers/resources/cross/making-a-difference.aspx

Community Living Manitoba:  www.aclmb.ca

Community Living Ontario: www.communitylivingontario/inclusive

Inclusive Education Canada: www.inclusiveeducation.ca

Manitoba Alliance for Universal Design for Learning: www.threeblockmodel.com

Diversity Embraced

Resources for fostering and supporting First Nation, Metis and Inuit People:

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning resources: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/abedu/index.html

The Aboriginal Circle of Educators: www.aboriginalcircleofeducators.ca

Aboriginal Knowledge Centre – CCL: www.ccl-cca.ca

Footsteps: www.lrsd.net/N3/100.asp

Frontier School Division: www.frontiersd.mb.ca

Manitoba Association of School Superintendents journal focused on Aboriginal Education: www.mass.mb.ca

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning Aboriginal Education resources: curriculum frameworks and resources

Manitoba Indigenous Cultural Education Centre: www.micec.com

Supporting Transgender and Gender Diverse Students:  www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/docs/support/transgender/index.html

The Manitoba First Nations Education Resource Centre: www.mfnerc.org

The Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre, University of Winnipeg: www.winnipeg.ca/index/wcclc-index

Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba: www.trcm.ca

Truth and Reconciliation Commission: www.trc.ca

 

Resources for Planning and Programming for Students with Special Learning Needs

Canadian Centre on Disability Studies: A New Way of Looking at Disability Across the Curriculum

Inclusive Education Canada: resources, blogs, newsletters

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning support documents: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/specedu/programming/index.html

The story of Johnny the bagger: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qOZPlt3Ha0Y

Universal Sense of Belonging

For staff:

Be Brave for Education: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysl3htaAaKM

Kid President’s Pep Talk to Teachers and Students: www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwlhUcSGqgs

I’m a teacher: an educator’s anthem: www.youtube.com/watch?v=RelL-PdcCSk

For students:

Cup Song in Gaelic : www.youtube.com/watch?v=nFtfk0bZVRM

Kid President letter to a person on their first day here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=9bIdndOq6dA

Aboriginal Perspectives from Maples Collegiate in Winnipeg: www.news.nationalpost.com/silent-no-more/

For parents:

Community Living Manitoba parent resource: A Parent’s Guide to Inclusive Education

Manitoba Association of Parent Councils: www.mapc.mb.ca

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning resources for parents: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/parents/index.html 

Parent Engagement: Strategies for Involving Parents in School Health: www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/protective/pdf/parent_engagement_strategies.pdf

Getting the Facts About Parent Participation in Schools, (Fédération des comités de parents de la province de Québec): www.fcpq.qc.ca/data/userfiles/files/web_anglais/Formation/3%20-%20Parent%20participation%20in%20the%20school.pdf

School Partnerships: A Guide for Parents, Schools and Communities (Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning): www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/specedu/school_partnerships/pdf/School_Partnerships_Complete.pdf

Ignite Parents – www.Igniteparents.ca

National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University: www.csos.jhu.edu/p2000/publications.htm

A Window into the Classroom – Optimizing Parent Involvement: www.bloggucation.learninghood.ca/2014/01/23/window-into-the-classroom/

Involving Parents in the Education of their child: www.kidsource.com/kidsource/content2/Involving_parents.html

 TIPS (Teachers Involving Parents resources:  www.parent-institute.com/tip.php

Proactive School Leadership

School Leaders Making Inclusion Work: www.inclusiveeducation.ca

Leadership from a Dancing Guy: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hO8MwBZl-Vc

Flipped Leadership: Flipped Leadership is about Instructional Leadership

Instilling a sense of Connectedness in your school community: http://smartblogs.com/education/2015/03/26/creating-a-connected-teaching-and-learning-environment/?utm_source=brief

Council for Exceptional Children Redbook 2009: What Every Special Educator Must Know: Ethics, Standards and Guidelines

Collaborative Approach

The Story of Turtle and Rabbit (The New Version) www.youtube.com/watch?v=GXTeFa43730

Lessons from geese (on collaboration): www.youtube.com/watch?v=hazitrxzhPk

Council for Exceptional Children Redbook 2009: What Every Special Educator Must Know: Ethics, Standards and Guidelines

Student-Centered Educational Planning

Student Services Information for Parents: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/specedu/parent/index.html

Bobby McFerrin pentatonic scale: www.youtube.com/watch?v=ne6tB2KiZuk

Sir Ken Robinson – do schools kill creativity: www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY

Sir Ken Robinson: Bringing on the learning revolution! www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9LelXa3U_I

Responsive Structures and Supports

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning resources for student services: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/specedu/index.html

Council for Exceptional Children Redbook 2009: What Every Special Educator Must Know

Meaningful, Relevant and Inclusive Learning Experiences for All Students

Assessment as, of and for learning:

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning resources: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/assess/index.html

Educating the Heart (Dalai Lama Institute): www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOYOa4FIj-Y

Positive Behaviour Approach

Manitoba Education and Advanced Learning Positive Behaviour resources: www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/specedu/planning/index.html

Positive Behaviour Intervention and Supports: www.pbis.org

Safe Schools Manitoba: Understanding and Responding to Bullying: A Guide for Parents www.safeschoolsmanitoba.ca/

Blog: A Values Based Approach to Discipline

Mind/Shift’s 20 Tips to Help De-escalate Interactions with Anxious or Defiant Students