Liberated Learning Environments

Teaching Artists need specific tools and teaching strategies as well as a foundation in intersectional anti-ableist approaches in order to work successfully in inclusion settings like ICT classrooms. Resources in this section focus on promising practices related to community building, co-generation, and anti-racist, inclusive practices built on shared power among students and facilitators in inclusion settings.

Explore Liberated Learning Environments Resources

  • Building Collective Knowledge

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Discover ways to honor and build on the knowledge, routines, and shared language that already exists in your classroom.

  • Co-Generating Goals with Students

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Discover ways to co-generate goals with your students to help build investment, connection, and support.

  • Creating Stigma-Free Classrooms

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Learn about the impact stigma can have on your students and develop the awareness and tools you need to work against stigma.

  • Developing Positive Relationships Among Students

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Find strategies to develop connection and collaboration between students so everyone in the classroom can contribute to an inclusive environment.

  • Disability Rights & Education History

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Explore a brief history of the ongoing fight for disability rights and for free quality education in the United States.

  • Inclusive Curriculum & Showcasing Artists with Disabilities

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Make your curriculum more inclusive by showcasing a diverse representation of artists and art in your classroom.

  • Inclusive Language Guide

    Liberated Learning Environments

    Learn how you can be more inclusive and respectful in your language with common do's and don'ts as well as alternative phrases for teaching.

  • Inclusive Performances: Supporting Performers and Audience Members

    Practical Tips & Accommodations, Liberated Learning Environments

    Make your performance welcoming for performers and audience members with a range of needs with these ideas for an inclusive event.