Interactions: Collaboration Skills for School Professionals
The most widely-used text on the topic of collaboration, Interactions is a guide for preprofessionals and professionals to help them understand and ... Show synopsis The most widely-used text on the topic of collaboration, Interactions is a guide for preprofessionals and professionals to help them understand and participate effectively in their interactions with other school professionals and parents. It addresses collaboration as a style, with accompanying knowledge and skills, that guides practices in many education efforts. Interactions provides a cutting-edge look at how teams of school professionals- special educators, general educators and related services professionals-can effectively work together to provide a necessary range of services to students with special needs. As a result, future teachers learn how to collaborate with school professionals and families to help special education students who are more often being placed in general education settings. New to this Edition! *Chapter on collaborating with Families--Back by popular demand is a full chapter on family collaboration (chapter 8) which details the role teachers can and should play with families of students with disabilities. *Case Study Activity -- Each chapter now concludes with a reflective case study that will allow students to apply concepts learned in the chapter.