Early in my career, I was a special education teacher and a co-teacher who worked within the inclusion model at the secondary school level. I became convinced that EVERY high school classroom needs to begin with RTI (Response To Intervention) Tier One, with differentiated teaching strategies, so that every student can learn.
Implementing a variety of co-teaching models, like “Teach Half, Then Switch” or station teaching can be beneficial for students who may have difficulty in the traditional classroom setting. These implementations, however, often require desks to be rearranged. In “Teach Half, Then Switch” the co-teac [...]
Hovering is a term used to describe an assignment in which a paraprofessional spends most, if not all, of his or her day working with a single student.
What do you do when your co-teacher is so completely different from you? This is a tough problem, yet there is a solution.
Here are some great articles on multisensory learning to help you with your classroom challenges.