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This week in education news, students chalk up three times the learning gains in classrooms with the most effective teachers; virtual reality can be a powerful tool for improving environmental learning gains and attitudes; new report finds climate change may have a more permanent, major impact on the future of learning; a key method to […]

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Outstanding Co-Teaching Practices for Science Teachers

text-based blog header reading: One of our goals is for an outside observer in our class not to be able to tell which one of us is the "content specialist" and who is the "special educator."

Approximately 70% of students with disabilities in Virginia are spending 80% of their instructional day in the general education classroom. The most frequently used service delivery model is co-teaching. In the fall of 2014, the Virginia Department of Education launched their Excellence in Co-Teaching Initiative. The goal of the Excellence in Co-teaching Initiative is to […]

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Co-teaching

I have the opportunity next year to co-teach two science classes with a special education teacher. Approximately one-third of each class will be special education students. We’re both interested but a little apprehensive. How do we make this work? —Devon, Pompano Beach, Florida The March 2009 issue of The Science Teacher was devoted to the […]

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