Co-teaching study significantly impacts 6,300 students
Monday, April 3, 2006
Research on a program SCSU piloted last year in five area school districts found that the initiative significantly and positively impacted more than 6,300 students. The study of co-teaching, which paired classroom teachers with SCSU student teachers to plan, organize, deliver and assess instruction in the classroom, was funded by the U.S. Department of Education.
The results of the 149 teacher/teacher candidate pairings were evaluated with a combination of standard testing programs, attendance and disciplinary records, focus groups and surveys. Statistically significant findings from the study indicated that:
Find more information and research findings on the co-teaching initiative at www.stcloudstate.edu/coe/tqe.