Real Cases and Effective Strategies
- Greg Conderman - Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, USA
- Val Bresnahan, EdD, Special Education Teacher - Community Unit School District 200, Wheaton, IL
- Theresa Pedersen
Inclusive Education | Special & Inclusive Education | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
Purposeful Co-Teaching helps primary through secondary school teachers experience the rewards of co-teaching through practical, research-based, and field-tested strategies that provide instructional support for all students in inclusive classrooms. The authors' model identifies the stages of co-teaching and emphasizes the components of interpersonal skills, content knowledge, instructional design, and teaching philosophy. Teachers will discover how to transition from a single teacher delivering the curriculum to an entire class to a teaching team providing individualized instruction in a diverse classroom.
This resource is appropriate for educators who are teaching a variety of subjects and who have differing levels of experience in general and special education.
"This powerful co-teaching book will help teachers to present curricular information in many creative ways. It is a treasure chest of effective research-based techniques and strategies for teachers who want to connect effectively with all students.”
"A must-have for any teacher, new or veteran. It is an eye-opening look at what co-teaching is and how to make your co-teaching team as effective as it can be. You could read this book tonight and put it into practice tomorrow!"
"This book is a compilation of great instructional strategies for all teachers and a handbook for co-teaching. An essential read for teachers who want to improve their practice, especially for those who find themselves co-teaching with colleagues."
"One of the best books I've read on what co-teaching really means and how it is implemented in the classroom. The authors present instructional methods and interpersonal communication skills that co-teachers can use to solve typical issues they face."
"Presents a model of co-teaching that blends instructional methods, interpersonal skills, content knowledge, teaching behaviors, philosophy of teaching, and your co-teaching stage with a focus on student achievement. The book immediately engages readers by presenting scenarios followed by practical, research-based solutions to address instructional issues."
"A valuable desktop reference for all educators devoted to increased student outcomes within a positive, effective co-teaching partnership. Each chapter contains practical strategies and tips to take you from Monday to Friday!"