Co-Teaching 2018 UPDATE

Sarah Cothren Cook & Kimberly McDuffie-Landrum
Alert Issue 6, Winter 2018

In this Alert update, Sarah Cothren Cook and Kimberly McDuffie-Landrum build on the 2001 analysis of co-teaching by Naomi Zigmond and Kathleen Magiera.  Co-Teaching is a special education service delivery model in which a general educator and a special educator share responsibility for planning, delivering, and evaluating instruction for a diverse group of students. Although questions on its effectiveness remain, Cook and McDuffie-Landrum note an increased level of confidence in the strategy based on additional studies conducted since the original analysis.  However, due to a lack of methodological rigor and varied results, uncertainties regarding the effectiveness of this strategy for students with LD persist.

Co-Teaching - Alert Issue 6 Updated

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