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Vol. 13 No. 2 (2022): Special Pedagogy and Special Didactics for an innovative school and an inclusive education

Social Inclusion in the Class Group

settembre 1, 2022


The paper focuses on the dynamics of inclusion vs. exclusion that generally marks the life of a class of
students. In particular, after stating that these processes continuously mark the life of the groups, in the first
part, the paper describes a complex educational situation characterized by the unsuccessful attempt to avoid
being discriminated. The paper then examines the interventions put in place by teachers to manage
the situation, i.e., what works, what does not work, and what can be done differently. The second part of
the paper propose a more in-depth analysis of the dynamics of inclusion and the class atmosphere, i.e., the
underlying fear of being discriminated and isolated, which might be objective or "procured". Finally, the work provides indications regarding what educators can do to promote a welcoming and inclusive class atmosphere.


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