The authors identify three stages of successful collaboration and provide research-based instructional techniques, case studies, sample activities for lesson plans, and additional resources for inclusive classrooms.
Chapter 2: Common Issues and Practical Solutions to Co-Teaching
Common Issues and Practical Solutions to Co-Teaching
Often the success or failure of co-teaching rests with the way logistics are handled—or not handled. Frequently, co-teachers have not thoughtfully considered the issues noted in this chapter, so they enter the co-teaching experience unprepared and with unrealistic expectations. Therefore, we offer this chapter on common issues and practical solutions associated with co-teaching. The issues and responses come from co-teachers in the field and the co-teaching literature. For each issue, we offer various options for you to consider as you reflect on your co-teaching experience. After reading this chapter, you will be able to do the following:
- Describe various methods for getting started in co-teaching.
- List variables to be discussed by co-teachers before entering ...