This 6-page laminated quick-reference guide is designed to support all educators of ELLs (ESL specialists, teachers, paraeducators) as they engage in a collaborative instructional cycle consisting of co-planning, co-teaching, co-assessing, and reflecting on practice. The guide identifies and describes the four phases of the cycle, along with the following:
• Collaborative planning framework and tools for collaborative planning. • Seven co-teaching models, along with advantages and challenges of each. • Steps and goals of collaborative assessment. • Four critical questions for reflection on action. • How to help students meet English language development goals.