INCLUSIVE TEACHING MODEL: A LEEWAY TO SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS’ COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT IN SCHOOLS
Ibitoye, Wasiu Abiola & Adeoye, O. E.
This paper focuses on inclusive teaching model: a leeway to special needs students’ communication development in schools. The presenters identified education as a special tool for human development. To achieve UNESCO and UNO’s education for all, this paper centres on educating all students in the mainstream of regular schools, irrespective of the learners’ nature. It identify special needs students has learners with both positive and negative capabilities across the education subject areas, while the normal students are the ones without any negative capabilities in education subject areas. The paper sees communication development has process of improving usage of language skills for the effective communication. It discusses inclusive teaching model has preparing, planning, instructing and using the relevant instructional materials to suit the educational needs of all learners. It identifies the following rationale for inclusive: unification of learners, discouraging alienation education, reduction of educational cost, and social condemnation etc. Also, the personnel for inclusive are: teachers, psychologist, neurologist, ophthalmologists/optometrists, audiologist, physiotherapists, etc. The paper recommended the clinical teaching technique of using assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation with modification skills in instructing learner via inclusive teaching model.