ERIC Number: ED378730
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Sep
Collaborative Teaming for Inclusion-Oriented Schools: An Introduction and Video Guide.
Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka.
This guide to the use of collaborative teams to facilitate the inclusion of all students, including those with disabilities, covers the following topics: (1) uses of collaborative teams (e.g., team teaching, peer coaching/mentoring, teacher assistance teams, pre-assessment teams, and student support teams); (2) benefits and motivating factors for establishing collaborative school teams; (3) the purpose of collaborative teams; (4) the functions of collaborative teams (such as monitoring progress toward Individualized Education Program goals); (5) five basic elements of collaborative teams (such as frequent face-to-face interactions, a positive sense of interdependence, and individual accountability); (6) shared leadership through team roles; (7) stages of team development; and (8) characteristics of effective team members. Contains 19 references. (DB)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Consultation Programs, Cooperation, Cooperative Programs, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Dynamics, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming, Social Integration, Teacher Role, Teamwork
Technology and Media Coordinator, Southeast Kansas Education Service Center, P.O. Box 189, Girard, KS 66743 (up to 10 copies free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas State Board of Education, Topeka.
Note: Developed through the Facilitating Least Restrictive Environment for Students with Deaf-Blindness: In School and Community Settings Project. For the resource manual, see ED 359 742.