A frequently used co-teaching model is “One Teach, One Support” or, by another name, “One Teach, One Observe.” This is one of several effective ways to co-teach that allows for flexibility in teaching methods: it can help teachers learn to work together smoothly as they observe each other’s teaching styles; teachers can switch quickly between the teacher and support/observer roles; and they can transition quickly into the next chunk of the class period, such as moving from direct instruction to student implementation.
In a class with students at different levels, the traditional model of station teaching is one way to do it, where you split the class into two different activities to learn the same standards. But co-teachers can also individualize while doing station teaching, or mix other co-teaching models like “one teach, one support.” You can do this when chunking lessons.
Many teachers avoid teaching strategies that include using online video in the classroom due to the hassle. Accessing online video content can be difficult, but video is essential for enhancing student understanding and definitely worth the effort.
How can we meet these students’ needs without neglecting some other part of the workload? It can be pretty tough to carve out the time. Well, there’s a teaching strategy to help students who need additional help, using audio books and online resources.
What can you do for the kids that are supposed to have something signed, but the parent doesn't do it? We have a lot of kids with a parent that works second or third shift, so the kids and parents really don't interact.