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ERIC Number: EJ796769
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 5
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1053-4512
Be an Active Co-Teacher
Wilson, Gloria Lodato
Intervention in School and Clinic, v43 n4 p240-243 2008
Co-teaching, the pairing of general and special education teachers in a general education classroom, requires a high degree of expertise on the part of both teachers. Done well, it can be compared to a strong marriage--partners sharing and planning, reflecting and changing. Done poorly, it can be described as a blind date--co-teachers just waiting for the year to end. For there to be a high level of efficiency and effectiveness, the co-teacher who is not leading instruction needs to know a variety of activities to employ. Although this co-teacher might not be directly presenting material, the role, nonetheless, should be essential and important, and observers should see how unique a co-taught classroom can be. This article provides 20 ways that illustrate meaningful activities for co-teachers to employ while their partners are presenting whole-class instruction.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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