One classroom, two teachers

Co-teaching fosters inclusion and equity at middle school

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Ebony Morrison and Dana Thomas are co-teachers at Bethel Middle School

Everyone benefits

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Ebony Morrison

The Dynamic Duo

“I believe that adults thrive when they’re working collaboratively,” said Shultz-Bartlett.

“I don’t think my child can do this.”

“Give me one semester.”

“You can change your outlook for yourself depending on who you’re around,” said Shultz-Bartlett. “We would see our special education students, who maybe had some more immature behaviors, change on their own because they would see models in their new peers.”

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Dana Thomas

Social Emotional Wellness

Co-teaching is an “inclusionary practice”

Pandemic

Class of 2021

“When we started this we didn’t know if we’d be successful.”

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Helping kids learn is the driving force behind all we do in the Bethel School District.

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