Book Title: Collaborative Teaming: Teachers' Guides To Inclusive Practices
Publisher: Paul H Brookes Pub Co
Author: Martha E. Snell Ph.D.
Collaborative teaming is the glue that holds an inclusive school together, but most teachers don't get the training they need to put this critical process to work. Schools can fulfill that need with the new edition of this book, an easy-to-use guide to forming effective collaborative teams that help stimulate students' academic progress and social behavior in general education. Educators will learn how to
select team members (educators, parents, counselors, SLPs, paraprofessionals, and others)
define the team's purpose and focus
schedule and preserve time for teaming, and
facilitate smooth communication during team meetings
Teachers will also get new and expanded information to help them
identify problems, decide on solutions, and create action plans
work cooperatively with family members and paraprofessionals
co-teach with other professionals
avoid or resolve conflict
Filled with vignettes that show the strategies and suggestions in action, this guidebook will increase teacher motivation for collaborative teaming, bring about better decisions and outcomes, and facilitate the active involvement and learning of all students.