Scope on Safety: Collaborating safely

by: Ken Roy

With the advent of inclusion legislation such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) or PL 105-17 Reauthorization Action of 1997, many schools have focused on teaching partnerships between regular education and special education teachers. Science departments have been no exception to the trend toward team-teaching. This article describes five of the most popular models of team teaching. In addition, the legal implications and science safety issues concerning collaboration are addressed in this article.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/2006Stock # ss06_030_04_64Volume 030Issue 04

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