Monday, 24 March 2008

Checklist for an inclusive classroom

Use this checklist to evaluate how inclusive your classroom is:
  • Is it welcoming? If not, what can you do to brighten it up?
  • Can all pupils see the board, teacher and displays?
  • Can light be adjusted (dimmed or cut out by window blinds)?
  • Do windows work so that fresh air can be let in?
  • Do radiators work so that there is adequate temperature control?
  • Can pupils and adults move around the classroom easily and safely?
  • Is the classroom atmosphere calm?
  • Is good use made of display?
  • Is furniture and equipment the right height/variable height for individual pupils?
  • Is use made of visual timetables?
  • Is written information produced in a range of formats/languages?...