One classroom, two teachers

Co-teaching fosters inclusion and equity at middle school

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

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

“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.”

Dana Thomas

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



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