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I am looking for some good examples of co-teaching

Aug 7, 2014 5:50am

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    • Aug 12, 2014 2:14pm

      Read the book Collaboration and Co-Teaching by Hongsfeld and Dove.

      • Aug 7, 2014 8:25am

        I have never co-taught before but have done some collaborative work with teachers and the number one advice I can give is communication! Sit down and have a planning meeting with your co-teacher once a week or however often you find is necessary. Here is a good thread on the topic as well:

        • Aug 9, 2014 8:44am

          Find the video "The Power of Two". Awesome breakdown of the steps for developing a good co-teaching relationship along with video examples.

          • Aug 9, 2014 5:21pm

            I completely agree with Jan's answer. If you trust each other as peers and both keep the kids' needs first, your students will see you as equal partners--that's huge. Co-teaching can be truly amazing, really challenging, and some days it's both. But if you remember that you are partners in meeting kids' needs, it can also be wonderfully rewarding.