chapter  4
12 Pages

Guidelines for Teaching Critical Inquiries on Disability and Ableism

WithSusan Baglieri, Priya Lalvani

This chapter describes how to use this book for the purpose of teaching. It outlines the organization of the inquiries and topics contained in the book and discusses how the essential questions provided in each section can be deepened over time and study. Teachers will find these overviews helpful as they prepare to teach about disability in their own classrooms. The chapter provide tips on ways to organize lessons and activities, offers general suggestions for shaping inquiry and dialogue with learners, and highlights potentially tricky questions that may emerge. Authors explain how activities suggested in the book can be embedded into an existing course of study at complementary points, and provides guidelines for how to select resources for the purpose of developing inquiries in K–12 classrooms