A Meta-Analysis of Co-Teaching Research: Where Are the Data?

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 24 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Co-Teaching Research: Where Are the Data? Author | Murawski, W.W., & Swanson, H.L. Source | Remedial and Special Education, 22(5), 258-267. Year Published | 2001 Abstract Students with special needs are increasingly being served in the general education classroom. Co-teaching is one service delivery option designed to meet those needs. The purpose … [Read more...]

Co-Teaching: General and Special Educators Working Together

October 2011 | Links updated, January 2013 Research shows that collaboration between general and special educators benefits the quality of instruction and supports for students with disabilities. Students without disabilities benefit, too. These are among the findings of a metasynthesis of co-teaching research conducted by Scruggs, Mastropieri, & McDuffie (2007) and summarized in NICHCY’s Structured Abstract 81. To help you co-teach … [Read more...]

Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research

Author of this structured abstract: Kyrie Dragoo, NICHCY October 2011 PDF version ____________________________ NICHCY Structured Abstract 81 describes the following research synthesis: Title Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research Authors Scruggs, T.A., Mastropieri, M.A., & McDuffie, K.A. Source Exceptional Children, 73(4), 392-416 Year Published 2007 _____________ Abstract … [Read more...]

Confessions of a Bad Co-Teacher

by Elaine Mulligan Project Director National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) I am a teacher. No, I’m not currently working in classrooms. I’m a teacher in the same way that I’m a pink-nosed Irish woman, or a Virgo – it’s inherent in my character. More specifically, I’m a special education teacher. My attention is always drawn to the person in any room who seems excluded or in need of help; I … [Read more...]

Communicating and collaborating in co-taught classrooms

This was the feature article of TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus, Volume 5, Issue 5, published in May 2009. (posted January 31, 2013) http://journals.cec.sped.org/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1667&context=tecplus  … [Read more...]

50 ways to keep your co-teacher

This article, "50 Ways to Keep Your Co-Teacher: Strategies for Before, During, and After Co-Teaching," appeared in the March/April 2008 issue of TEACHING EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN. It's fun and helpful. (posted January 31, 2013) http://www.2teachllc.com/50%20ways_TEC.pdf  … [Read more...]

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