Co-Teaching: Strategies to Improve Student Outcomes
This laminated quick-reference guide provides educators with an overview of the fundamental “what,” “why,” and “how” of co-teaching.
Topics covered include: • Co-teaching and inclusion • Co-teaching vs. team teaching • Co-teaching vs. paraprofessional support • The role of each co-teacher • Elements of successful co-teaching partnerships • Instruction in co-taught classrooms/understanding specially designed instruction (SDI) • Co-teaching and Common Core State Standards (CCSS) • Planning for co-teachers
The guide also outlines the following six co-teaching approaches, along with recommended frequency of use and variations for each:
1. One Teach, One Observe 2. Station Teaching 3. Parallel Teaching 4. Alternate Teaching 5. Teaming 6. One Teach, One Assist