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ERIC Number: ED558191
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015-May-1
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
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One Secondary School's Subject-Area Teachers' Perspectives on Co-Teaching Students with Special Needs
Legutko, Robert S.
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This study is an action research study conducted at one rural northeastern Pennsylvania junior/senior high school to gain secondary education subject-area teacher's perspectives on educating students with special needs in a co-teaching environment. A written open-ended questionnaire was issued to relevant faculty members which determined that co-teaching has many challenges but is a positive experience overall; co-teachers can be reduced to performing only the tasks of teacher aides; both co-teachers need to know the academic material and be comfortable with each other; and co-teachers must have time to plan lessons together.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Junior High Schools; Secondary Education; Middle Schools; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Pennsylvania