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Gloria Lodato Wilson & Joan Blednick
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Co-teaching is an equal partnership between a special education teacher and a general education teacher. They share a classroom and responsibilities for teaching all students in the class. But what does co-teaching look like? How does it work? Are we doing it right?
Finding the answers to these questions is critical to the effectiveness of a co-teaching program that is grounded in inclusive educational practices. In this book, you’ll learn how co-teachers
Concise and informative answers to questions posed by real teachers, administrators, and parents help readers learn about the components of co-teaching. And vignettes about issues that arise in co-teaching situations will help you start conversations and solve day-to-day challenges inherent to co-teaching.
Whether you're already involved in co-teaching programs or are soon to embark on the effort, Teaching in Tandem provides knowledge and tools that you can use to create effective partnerships and powerful learning environments for teachers and students alike. Every teacher, principal, administrator, and paraprofessional who participates in co-teaching—or who is worried about how to address inclusion—needs this book.
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"I am an 11-year teacher working in New York City. For six of those years I have been a co-teacher and your book is the most relevant and practical resource that I have seen on the matter."
—Andrew Adler, 8th Grade Inclusion (Humanities), NYC Lab Middle School
GLORIA LODATO WILSON is associate professor and director of special education programs in the Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation, Special Education and Research at Hofstra University, New York. She received her doctorate from New York University. Wilson is the author of numerous articles on co-teaching and learning strategies, and her research focuses on inclusive settings, particularly the effectiveness of co-taught programs and associated teaching strategies.
JOAN BLEDNICK has more than 40 years' experience in public education, as a teacher, guidance counselor, administrator, and adjunct college professor. She received her doctorate in education from Nova University. Most recently, as principal of the Ames Campus of Massapequa High School, New York, Blednick developed and implemented a co-teaching model. Presently, as an educational consultant for Strategic Training and Research Consultants in New York, she strives to build effective co-teaching programs.
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