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Allison Kroesch

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Special Education


Using peer support in the classroom is an effective instructional strategy that helps bridge the gap for students with disabilities while supporting inclusion. This research to practice presentation discusses ways to implement peer supports in English Language Arts, music, and technical education courses to meet the instructional needs of all learners within our content areas. We will utilize a universal design for learning approach with an anti-ableist and anti-racist lens. We will include research related to this instructional strategy and provide specific examples that reach across content areas.

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