Evidence-based best practices that improve classroom environments and assessment techniques!

If your goal is a smoother-running, participatory classroom and improved student achievement, you'll find essential best practices in this new resource, edited by a renowned education scholar, Robert Slavin.

Dr. Robert Slavin, Professor and Chairman of the Success for All Foundation, has gathered insights and findings from 26 leading education researchers, presented in succinct chapters focused on key aspects of teaching and classroom management practice. Readers will find: Strategies for assessment that address formative approaches, differentiated classrooms, the role of feedback in the assessment process, adaptation for the Common Core, and more; Proven techniques for classroom management, including immediate, positive steps that teachers can take; User-friendly content supported by quick-read charts and graphs

Drawing from the leading international experts in the field of teaching and originally published in the journal Better: Evidence-Based Education, this is a valuable new resource for education leaders at all levels.

Co-Teaching: Inclusion and Increased Student Achievement

Co-Teaching: Inclusion and Increased Student Achievement

Co-teaching: Inclusion and increased student achievement
MarilynFriend and TammyBarron

Co-teaching is effective in improving outcomes for children with disabilities but only when it is implemented with fidelity, say Marilyn Friend and Tammy Barron.

Co-teaching occurs when special and general educators share classroom responsibilities so that students with disabilities can access the same curriculum while receiving specialist support. Although co-teaching has been an option for educating students with disabilities for more than twenty-five years in the United States, it has recently grown in popularity, probably because professionals are increasingly recognizing that nearly all children can and should reach today's rigorous academic standards.

Co-Teaching Basics

Maximizing the potential of co-teaching depends heavily on understanding its unique features and implementing it accordingly. Overall, co-teaching occurs when a ...

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