Mastering the Art of Co-Teaching: Building More Collaborative Classrooms

Mastering the Art of Co-Teaching: Building More Collaborative Classrooms

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Overview

Today, more than ever, greater emphasis is placed on inclusive practices and the collaboration between general and special educators to ultimately ensure student success. 'Mastering the Art of Co-Teaching: Building More Collaborative Classrooms' addresses research-based strategies, practices and theories which can be readily translated into classroom practice. Important issues that commonly arise in co-teaching partnerships, as well as professional and personal challenges faced by teachers are also tackled.

Tackling important issues that commonly arise in co-teaching partnerships, as well as professional and personal challengers often faced by teachers, this book provides educators with the most effective co-teaching strategies and tools available, aiding the success of collaborative efforts in the classroom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781648890291
Publisher: Vernon Art and Science
Publication date: 06/03/2020
Series: Series in Education
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

Nicholas D. Young, PhD, EdD has worked in diverse professional roles for more than 30 years, serving as a teacher, principal, counselor, special education director, graduate professor, graduate dean, superintendent of schools, and longtime psychologist with clinical and educational specialties. Dr. Young holds several graduate degrees including a PhD in educational administration and an EdD in psychology. He was named the Massachusetts Superintendent of the Year and completed a distinguished Fulbright Program. Dr. Young has also published extensively in the fields of counseling, psychology, and education.

Angela C. Fain, PhD has worked in the field of special education for the past 20 years. She received her PhD in special education from Georgia State University and earned national certification as a Nationally Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS). Dr. Fain has worked in some of the most restrictive educational environments and is currently an assistant professor at the University of West Georgia. She is a regular presenter at state, national, and international conferences and an active board member of Learning Disabilities Worldwide. She has authored several book chapters and articles on special education ranging from classroom management to successful academic interventions for students with disabilities.

Teresa A. Citro, PhD is Chief Executive Officer at Learning Disabilities Worldwide, Inc. and the Founder and President of Thread of Hope, Inc. She is a graduate of Tufts New England Medical School and Northeastern University, Boston.  Dr. Citro has co-edited several books on a wide range of topics in special education, as well as two peer review journals dealing with special education issues. She has co-authored a popular children's series I Am Full of Possibilities.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement

Preface

Chapter 1 Effective Co-Teaching Strategies That Work

Karen Russo, EdD, St. Joseph’s College

Chapter 2 Communicating with Your Teaching Partner

Micheline S. Malow, PhD, Manhattanville College

Vance Austin, PhD, Manhattanville College

Chapter 3 Working with Paraprofessionals in the Classroom

Angela C. Fain, PhD, University of West Georgia

Chapter 4 Keys to Effective Collaboration with Other Professionals

Elizabeth J. Bienia, EdD, Endicott College

Nicholas D. Young, PhD, EdD, American International College

Amy S. Amico, EdD, Pentucket Public Schools, MA

Chapter 5 How to Plan for Success in Co-Teaching Environments

Ellen L. Duchaine, PhD, Texas State University

Chapter 6 Assessment in a Co-Teaching Environment

Nicholas D. Young, PhD, EdD, American International College

Elizabeth J. Bienia, EdD, Endicott College

Doris Buckley, EdD, Northern Essex Community College

Chapter 7 Staying on the Same Page: Setting Classroom Expectations

Angela C. Fain, PhD, University of West Georgia

Chapter 8 Co-Teaching in the Arena of Social and Emotional Learning

Elizabeth J. Bienia, EdD, Endicott College

Nicholas D. Young, PhD, EdD, American International College

Gena M. Rotas, M.A., M.S.W., LICSW

Chapter 9 Effective Co-Teaching and Collaboration for Linguistically Diverse Learners

Robert A. Griffin, EdD, University of West Georgia

Chapter 10 Developing a Strong Co-Teaching Home-School Connection: Forging a Foundation for Success

Elizabeth J. Bienia, EdD, Endicott College

Nicholas D. Young, PhD, EdD, American International College

Chapter 11 Professional Development for Partner Teachers: Learning the Skills to Work Together

Nicholas D. Young, PhD, EdD, American International College

Elizabeth J. Bienia, EdD, Endicott College

Chapter 12 Relationships, Mentorship and Self-Renewal: Co-Teaching as a Vehicle for Personal and Professional Growth

Christine N. Michael, PhD, American International College

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