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Purposeful Co-Teaching Real Cases and Effective Strategies

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ISBN-10: 1412964490

ISBN-13: 9781412964494

Edition: 2009

Authors: Gregory J. Conderman, Mary V. Bresnahan, Theresa Pedersen, Val Bresnahan

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"A valuable desktop reference for all educators devoted to increased student outcomes within a positive, effective co-teaching partnership. Each chapter contains practical strategies and tips to take you from Monday to Friday!" -Julia R. Wachal, Special Education Consultant Grantwood Area Education Agency, IA "One of the best books I've read on what co-teaching really means and how it is implemented in the classroom. The authors present instructional methods and interpersonal communication skills that co-teachers can use to solve typical issues." -Michael Hazelkorn, Chair and Professor of Special Education University of West Georgia Create powerful teaching partnerships that promote success…    
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 10/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Greg Conderman is full professor of special education at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois, where he teaches methods and collaboration courses for elementary education, secondary education, and special education majors. He was a middle and high school special education teacher and special education consultant for 10 years before entering higher education. He has authored over 70 articles on instructional methods and collaboration, which have been published in special education and general education journals. He is a frequent presenter at local, state, and national conferences. He has also received numerous teaching awards for excellence in instruction at the college level

Val Bresnahan is an adjunct instructor of special education at Northern Illinois University, where she teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in learning disabilities and inclusion. Bresnahan has taught elementary, middle, and high school students in special and inclusionary environments, and she has been a learning facilitator and a speech-language pathologist. In addition to teaching college courses, she is a middle school co-teacher in language arts and social studies in a central Illinois suburb. She has authored books and articles on vocabulary instruction and co-teaching and is a frequently invited presenter on reading and language skills.

Theresa Pedersen is a general education middle school language arts co-teacher in Rockford, Illinois. She has years of experience as an elementary education teacher, middle school resource teacher, high school special education teacher, and college instructor. She has co-authored articles on inclusion and student teaching. She has received awards for her excellence in instruction at the college level and was the recipient of the student teacher of the year award during her internship semester.

About the Authors
Taking the Plunge: What's Co-Teaching All About?
Common Issues and Practical Solutions to Co-Teaching
Teaching So They Understand: Co-Teaching With Big Ideas
Teaching So They Remember: Co-Teaching With Mnemonics
Teaching So They Make Connections: Co-Teaching With Visuals
Teaching So They Become More Independent: Co-Teaching Using Study Skills and Learning Strategies
Teaching So They Are Engaged: Co-Teaching Using Student Involvement
Teaching So They Can Be Successful: Co-Teaching Using Formative Assessment
Putting It All together: Co-Teaching With Integrity