TIES Tips: Communicative Competence: Tip #2: Using Collaborative Teams to Support Students with Significant Communication Needs in Inclusive Classrooms

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Description

A tip sheet explaining how regular team meetings that include related service providers improve the effectiveness and efficiency in the inclusive classroom as they taps into and maximize the expertise of all the team members. This collaboration directly benefits students with significant communication needs, but also can support other students as well. Successful teams maximize their planning time together by creating an agenda, problem-solving, using team norms, and evaluating their work together.

Suggested Citation

Kearns, J., Kleinert, J., & Vandercook, T. (2019). Using collaborative teams to support students with significant communication needs in inclusive classrooms (No. 2). Retrieved from TIES Center website: https://publications.ici.umn.edu/ties/communicative-competence-tips/using-collaborative-teams-to-support-students-with-significant-communication-needs-in-inclusive-classrooms

Details

Date
2019 
Type
Tip Sheet 
Publisher
TIES Center: Increasing Time, Instructional Effectiveness, Engagement, and State Support for Inclusive Practices for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities

Topics

  • Education practices (K12 and transition)
    • Accommodations and supports
      • Inclusive education
      • Educational accountability and assessment
        • Students with Disabilities