Inclusive Play: here and now Source: Pixabay. Free for commercial use. A word on inclusion It’s hard to argue with a statement that diversity makes the world more exciting and interesting. We learn by thriving on each others' experiences and ideas, starting at a very early age. Through [...]
Alerting station with Cosmo Source: Pixabay In this article, we concentrate on using Cosmo to complement the alerting station. This station is the first of the three stations within the sensory circuit. It helps the learner prepare for learning through exercises aiming to increase the awareness of [...]
How to enrich sensory circuits with Cosmo? Source: Pixabay. Free for commercial use. How we process information We are all different in the way we process information received from the environment. The way we perceive sound, smell, taste and touch can affect how we feel and [...]
A day with Cosmo Cosmo can come in handy throughout your child's daily routine by enabling alternative communication, expressing emotions, and inclusive play. Below, we present some ideas on how to include Cosmo in your day.
Moos te Velthuis on his musical passion and music therapy with Cosmo. Source: Max Hoogesteger. My name is Moos te Velthuis, I am 21 years old and I come from Goor, a small town in the east of the Netherlands. I play the bass guitar and have [...]
Tools to create an inclusive classroom Inclusion in the early years' education Tools What’s next? Inclusion in the early years' education Fighting bias and nurturing inclusion is a massive challenge among children and young people. Biased behaviours become visible already during the early years of education. The good news is, [...]
How to approach inclusion in the classroom? What comes to mind when you think of “inclusion”? Addressing bias Nurturing inclusive behaviours Next steps What comes to mind when you think of “inclusion”? Respect? Diversity? Maybe: empathy, tolerance, or open-mindedness? All these are fair guesses. But the question remains, are [...]