DEAR SUSAN: In our full-inclusion classroom, my co-teacher and I get the full attention of the students for about 20 minutes at the start of the class. After that, it’s a struggle to keep them engaged.
To prepare students for the real world, where technology and the economy are evolving every day, we must prepare them to be nimble, creative and be ready for any curve ball life might throw at them.
We all know how important engagement is to helping students learn and retain information. Yet motivating students to engage in a lesson is a constant challenge.
One of the best RTI teaching strategies to improve reading comprehension is reciprocal teaching – an instructional strategy involving discussion as well as using reading strategies to improve comprehension of text. Reciprocal teaching uses a four-step method – often referred to as the “Fab Four” – t [...]
I can’t believe it’s already February! Before we find ourselves in June (time flies) I’d like to go down memory lane to the best stuff from 2018. Last year was a pretty amazing one for me. I released a new book on Co-teaching and created a related Audio Course on "The HOW of Co-teaching." I was bles [...]