General Education And Special Education

930 Words Mar 23rd, 2016 4 Pages
Co-Teaching Expectations
Division of Labor

General education and special education teacher are require to work together as a team to ensure the students in the inclusive classroom setting is learning with the accurate accommodation and tools to fit their needs. The general education and special education teacher work together to create a lesson plan to which it targets all areas of learning for all students in the inclusive classroom setting. Both teachers should sit together to discuss their concerns for their students and contact the parents together to allow the parents to understand it is a team working as a unit.

Space & Furniture

As both teachers should have a desk to complete work, the desk should be on opposite ends of the classroom for instance, one in the back of the classroom and one in the front as each teacher should be the eyes for each other. The classroom desk should allow room for both teachers to move around freely along with a table for small group learning and/or one-on-one help. In certain situation a table may cause the room to become too small, grouping a group of five student’s desks together will allow the inclusive teachers to conduct small group lesson for the students to complete together, which will allow the general and special education teacher to work with a group of students who need additional help.

Classroom Routines & Discipline

At the beginning of each marking period, both the general and special education teacher should discuss…
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