How does the Presence of a Special Education Teacher impact Co-teachers’ Behavior in an Inclusive Classroom
Ryan Kellems

The majority of studies regarding co-teaching have primarily looked at what specific instructional practices and teacher characteristics are needed to make co-teaching an effective practice. In contrast, this study investigates how co-teaching affects a teacher’s particular teaching style and behavior. Of greatest interest is how a teacher’s use of instructional technology is impacted by the presence of a co-teacher. With many schools making inclusion a priority, the number of co-taught classes is increasing. In order for students to gain the most from classes that are co-taught, it is important that we first understand the factors that affect co-teachers. Once we understand these factors, it will be possible to increase the effectiveness of coteachers.

Full Text: PDF     DOI: 10.15640/jehd.v3n3a10