9781118004364

Co-Teaching That Works : Structures and Strategies for Maximizing Student Learning

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    9781118004364

  • ISBN10:

    1118004361

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/24/2012
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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Summary

Guaranteed success for the co-taught classroom For the increasing number of teachers working in co-taught classrooms, this book provides practical ideas for defining teacher roles, planning lessons, providing effective instruction, and maximizing the value of each team member. Former co-teacher and national presenter Anne Beninghof shares stories, and real-life co-taught lesson examples that emphasize creative yet time-efficient instructional strategies that lend themselves beautifully to the co-taught classroom. Teachers and instructional leaders at all levels and in a wide variety of content areas will find this book replete with valuable co-teaching guidance so that success is guaranteed. Offers tips for effective teaching strategies for every type of team teaching situation imaginable Includes guidelines for successful team-teaching with specialists in technology; literacy; occupational/physical therapy; special education; speech-language therapy; ELL; gifted The author is an internationally recognized consultant and trainer This user-friendly, comprehensive book is filled with concrete ideas teachers can implement immediately in the classroom to boost student learning and engagement.

Author Biography

Anne M. Beninghof is an internationally recognized consultant and trainer. A former special educator and adjunct faculty member of the University of Hartford and the University of Colorado, she has published several books and videos and trained teachers in 49 states.

Table of Contents

The Author vii

Introduction 1

PART ONE: PUTTING TOGETHER THE PIECES 5

Chapter 1 An Overview of Co-Teaching 7

What Is Co-Teaching? 7

What Does the Research Say? 9

What Are the Benefi ts? 10

Chapter 2 Relationship Building: Common Challenges and Effective Solutions 15

Climate 15

Communication 20

Roles and Responsibilities 28

Chapter 3 Implementation: Common Challenges and Effective Solutions 35

Classroom Composition 35

Planning Time 36

Grading 40

Evaluation 42

PART TWO: LOOKING THROUGH THE CO-TEACHING KALEIDOSCOPE 51

Chapter 4 The Duet Model 55

Chapter 5 Lead and Support Model 63

Chapter 6 Speak and Add Model 71

Chapter 7 Skill Groups Model 79

Chapter 8 Station Model 87

Chapter 9 Learning Style Model 95

Chapter 10 Parallel Teaching Model 105

Chapter 11 Adapting Model 113

Chapter 12 Complementary Skills Model 123

PART THREE: CREATING A UNIQUE DESIGN FOR WORKING TOGETHER 131

Chapter 13 Co-Teaching with a Technology Specialist 133

Chapter 14 Co-Teaching with a Special Education Teacher 141

Chapter 15 Co-Teaching with a Speech/Language Pathologist 151

Chapter 16 Co-Teaching with an Occupational or Physical Therapist 159

Chapter 17 Co-Teaching with a Paraeducator 165

Chapter 18 Co-Teaching with a Gifted Specialist 173

Chapter 19 Co-Teaching with a Literacy Specialist 181

Chapter 20 Co-Teaching with an ELL Specialist 187

PART FOUR: WRAPPING IT UP 195

Chapter 21 Conclusion: Evolving Partnerships 197

Appendix Instructional Strategies for Co-Taught Classrooms 199

References 245

Index 251

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