Clarifying Co-Teaching Co-teaching is a service delivery option designed to address the needs of students in an inclusive classroom by having a general education teacher and a special service provider (e.g., special education teacher, speech/language pathologist, Title I teacher) teach together in the same classroom to meet the needs of individual students. With the ongoing move toward inclusive education (wherein educators teach students with special needs in the general education classroom), co-teaching is a service delivery option that educators increasingly use to meet the needs of both teachers and students (Scruggs, Mastropieri, & McDuffie, 2007). Seizing opportunities for staff development in-service training and workshops is helpful, as is reading books and articles that focus on the collaborative relationship in inclusive classrooms.
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