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 5: Teaching So They Make Connections: Co-Teaching with Visuals
Teaching So They Make Connections: Co-Teaching with Visuals
The 24 ninth graders in Mr. Edwin and Mr. Sanchez's ninth-grade Science 101: Fundamentals of Science class represent diverse learning styles, abilities, and cultures. This section is considered the “adjusted” science class, yet the course covers state standards. Years ago, due to their reading skill levels or other disabilities, some of these students would have received science instruction in the special education classroom. The special education teacher paralleled the general science curriculum as much as possible, but students were not exposed to a robust and challenging science curriculum, as he did not have adequate materials or a science background. Pull-out special education content courses at McKinley High School have been ...