Updated: Jun 27, 2022
Welcome back, EduMagicians. Today, with me, Darlene, and Nicole from NJTeacher2Teacher. NJ Teacher to teacher is all teacher created and teacher presented. The best in live & virtual professional development for teachers, schools & districts. We are discussing co-teaching - what it is, why we need to know about it, co-teaching methods, and more! Here we go!
Defining co-teaching - two certified teachers working and giving 100% to all students in the class.
Each person comes into the relationship with their strengths
Who are co-teachers?
How to build a professional working relationship with your co-teacher
Share some trust and relationship-building exercises
Write letters to each other about dreams and fears for the new year or how to approach the lines of communication
Open lines of communication between the pair
Share something that your colleague doesn't know about you
Find time where you can plan together
Review each of the six co-teaching models - one teaches, one drift, one teacher, one assist, one teacher and one observes, parallel teaching, alternative teaching, station teaching, and team teaching.
There may be 6 methods for co teaching, but there are 600 possibilities.
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