Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research

  title={Co-Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms: A Metasynthesis of Qualitative Research},
  author={Thomas E. Scruggs and Margo Mastropieri and Kimberly A. McDuffie},
  journal={Exceptional Children},
  pages={392 - 416}
Thirty-two qualitative investigations of co-teaching in inclusive classrooms were included in a metasynthesis employing qualitative research integration techniques. It was concluded that co-teachers generally supported co-teaching, although a number of important needs were identified, including planning time, student skill level, and training; many of these needs were linked to administrative support. The dominant co-teaching role was found to be “one teach, one assist,” in classrooms… Expand
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