Consider the collaborative models. Complete the following statements with possible answers for teachers who are being asked to collaborate for the first time:
Special education teachers often are not able to _________
Regular education teachers often are not able to _________
How would you approach these teachers to begin teaching them how to use a collaborative model?
At least 300 words
at least 3 in text citations
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McClure, C.T. (2008). The benefits of teacher collaboration. Retrieved from: http://www.districtadministration.com/article/benefits-teacher-collaboration
NEA. (2011). Family-School-Community Partnerships 2.0: Collaborative Strategies to Advance Student Learning. Retrieved from http://www.nea.org/assets/docs/Family-School-Community-Partnerships-2.0.pdf
O’Keefe, B. (2011). Five steps to better school/community collaboration. Retrieved from http://www.edutopia.org/blog/school-community-collaboration-brendan-okeefe
Ripley, S. (1997). Collaboration between general and special education teachers. Retrieved from:http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED409317.pdf