The Weeklyish

MCIE
A newsletter for inclusionists that is published nearly weekly, but mostly whenever we can get around to it.
Created 19 Jan 2020
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  • The Role of Paraprofessionals in Inclusive Classrooms
    07 Jan 2022 • 4 min read • 2 0
    Happy New Year, Everyone! 2022 is off to a strange start, with the vast majority of schools opening to in-person learning this week, yet Covid-19 continues to cause headaches (both literally and figur...
  • #Goals 2022
    23 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Audio Transcript Hey, everyone. Tim Villegas here. For this edition of The Weeklyish, I'm outside in my backyard. It is a couple of days before Christmas, and a lot of you are off for the rest of the ...
  • Problem Focused vs. Solution Focused
    17 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 0
    Really love this tweet from Think College about problem-focused versus solution-focused language when describing students (not sure who created the image). ThinkCollege @thinkcollegeICI Here's another...
  • Check on the teachers, they aren't okay.
    10 Dec 2021 • 5 min read
    Hi, Y’all. I’m Tim Villegas. This is a Public Service Announcement: Teachers are not okay. If you are an educator, I see you. You’ve had a tumultuous couple of years. If you are not an educator, take ...
  • Three Reasons to Support MCIE on #GivingTuesday
    30 Nov 2021 • 1 min read
    Hi, Y’all! Look, I know there are a lot of organizations competing for your attention on #GivingTuesday. So I’m going to make this message short and give you three reasons why I think you should suppo...
  • Excuses = Exclusion
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0
    Hey, Y’all. My name is Tim Villegas. #NoExcusesNovember Are you tired of all the excuses for why schools can't implement inclusive education? Me too. And so is Dr. Jenna Rufo, author of Reimagining Sp...
  • Disability Specific Classrooms Hold Students Back
    29 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    What is it about memes that get everyone talking? Last week we published a meme on the socials. Here it is. Meme Description: Top frames shows a grey cartoon person labeled “students with disabilities...
  • School Coffee Carts Aren't Inclusion
    11 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 0
    You might not like what I have to say today. And that’s okay because I’m going to try my very best to not shame anyone. So before we get into what I believe is the extremely ableist practice of coffee...
  • Q of the Weeklyish: Do you listen to The Think Inclusive Podcast?
    17 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    Can I let you in on something? [image] a pic of my desk; microphone with pop filter and PodTrak P4, laptop, extra screen, mouse and pad, with a coffee cup and empty bowl, editing the latest episode of...
  • What Do Drake Memes Have to Do with Inclusive Education?
    08 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 3 0
    Just for some context, we posted a Drake meme on the socials this week and got some pushback. Here is the meme. Give this a like if you agree with Drake. [Disclaimer: This meme/post is to contrast a l...
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