Sometimes it's hard to know how best to work together in support of students when you and your co-teacher seem to be so different. There are almost always things that you can do, or ways to make the co-teaching relationship work, even when you and your partner appear to be operating from different p [...]
#13 Both Teach Half—Same Objective, Same Way - The HOW of Co-teaching This implementation clearly describes the Parallel Teaching co-teaching model. Each co-teacher takes half the class and instructs the students, using the same methods, to teach the same content. They are working together in parall [...]
#8 One Guide Tech and One Facilitate Discussion - The HOW of Co-teaching In this implementation of the co-teaching models, one co-teacher presents instruction and leads discussion based on student real-time responses. During the discussion, the other co-teacher monitors the computer, interacts with [...]
One of the key elements of my new book, “Best Practices for Co-Teaching & Collaboration” is a huge range of co-teaching models that can be applied to a number of classroom situations.
One Teach and One Interpret - The HOW of Co-teaching It is very possible that a specialist in the classroom, who knows little about the lesson content, may use his or her teaching skills to provide instruction that reaches more learners and is increasingly memorable. This co-teaching implementation [...]