Co-Teaching: An Illustration of the Complexity of Collaboration in Special Education

  title={Co-Teaching: An Illustration of the Complexity of Collaboration in Special Education},
  author={Marilyn Friend and Lynne H. Cook and DeAnna Hurley-Chamberlain and Cynthia Thrasher Shamberger},
  journal={Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation},
  pages={27 - 9}
Although collaboration among service providers has been a hallmark of special education almost since its inception, co-teaching, the sharing of instruction by a general education teacher and a special education teacher or another specialist in a general education class that includes students with disabilities, is a relatively recent application. As a result of recent federal legislation and related policy changes, co-teaching has evolved rapidly as a strategy for ensuring that these students… Expand
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