Shared by +Chris Fox on Google + I thought this was an amazing video that illustrates the amazing things our youth are capable of if given the chance. Granted this kid is well beyond gifted, but it just goes to show you that our gifted learners are just as important as the struggling ones.
Co-Teaching is a method where the classroom is conducted with two certified teachers teaching a group of General Education Students and Special Education students together in one classroom. There are several important key elements to Co-Teaching: Both teachers work together and are responsible for the ENTIRE class.
As I've said before in previous posts, one of the challenges with a Co-Teaching model is what to do with your students in Special Education who have such severe disabilities that it becomes necessary to modify their curriculum. Because of the nature of their disabilities, these students can't perform on grade level standards and therefore teachers must adapt to their individual needs.