Understanding Co Teaching, Collaboration, And Inclusion- Essay
a. Co-teaching- is when two or more adults co-plan, co-instruct, and co-assess a group of students.
b. Collaboration- is a style of interaction: two or more people working to cooperatively together toward shared goals
c. Inclusion- is when a student with disability receives instruction in a general education classroom or setting with all the support and services in place to all him equitable access to the curriculum and social constructs of the classroom.
d. Inclusion would be having a diverse group of student in your classroom. Co-teacher id teaching with another person. Collaboration is what teachers are doing with each other even if it is to get help to improve their class.
2. Relate co-teaching to current trends toward collaboration in public schools both in general education and in special needs
a. Co- teaching in public school can be very hard. Some teachers think that it is their classroom and they do not need help teaching it. Other think that co-teaching is wonderful but they do not have they extra help to co-teach. There are so few extra teacher and little money throughout the school systems that there aren’t funds to have another teacher in the room. The schools want teachers to co-teach, but it is very hard when they don’t have extra time or hands to make the plans for it.
b. I think that co-teaching is needed sometimes. It could give students the extra help that they…