Collaborative Teaching in Elementary Schools : Making the Co-Teaching Marriage Work!

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-01-11
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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Using marriage as a metaphor, this lighthearted, highly practical, and teacher-friendly resource helps general education teachers and special service providers successfully set up, conduct, and maintain co-teaching partnerships.

Table of Contents

About the Author
Introduction: Why This Book?
The Dating Scene
Understanding What It Means to Be in a Relationship
Defining the Terms
Changing the Mids of the Commitment-Phobic
Dating, Living Together, and Marriage
Recognizing the Continuum of Options
Going in With Eyes Wide Open
Do's and Don'ts of Co-Teaching
General Educators Are From Jupiter, Special Educators Are From Saturn
Recognizing Different Frames of Reference
The Second Time Around: Getting Over Bad Experiences
Are We Ready to Date?
Matchmaker, Matchmaker: The Role of the Administrator
To Marry Them or Not to Marry Them: Determining Whether to Use Co-Teaching
The Engagement
Getting to Know Your Partner
Drinking Out of the Carton (and Other Pet Peeves)
Ensuring Parity
Who'll Do the Laundry? Setting Roles and Responsibilities
Registering for the Wedding
Identifying Our Needs
Communicating With Stakeholders
Discussing the Future
Establishing Schoolwide Improvement Goals
Establishing Individual Team Improvement Goals
Are We Ready to Get Engaged?
Matchmaker, Matchmaker: The Role of the Administrator
Avoiding Arranged Marriages: The Search for Soul Mates
The Wedding
For Better or Worse: Establishing Norms for Behavior and Academics
Physical Issues
Classroom Management Issues
Instructional and Assessment Issues
For Richer or Poorer: Sharing Space and Materials
Sharing Space
Sharing Materials
Planning Quality Time Together: Why, When, and How to Plan
Why Should We Co-Plan?
When Shuold We Co-Plan?
How Should We Co-Plan?
Are We Ready to Marry?
Matchmaker, Matchmaker: The Role of the Administrator
Avoiding Polygamy: Too Many Is SImply Too Many (When Scheduling)
The Marriage
Working Together to Wrangle the Li'l Rascals
Five Practical Approaches for Co-Instruction
One Teach, One Support
Parallel Teaching
Station Teaching
Alternative Teaching
Team Teaching
Teaching the Seven Dwarves
Understanding Differentiation
Practical Strategies for Differentiation
Are We Successful Yet?
Co-Assessing Us and Them
Playing Nicely With the Other Parents
Co-Teaching's Role With Other School-Improvement Initiatives
Reading First
Cooperative Learning
Twenty-First-Century Technology
Universal Design for Learning
Response to Intervention
Will We Be Able to Celebrate Our Anniversary?
Matchmaker, Matchmaker: The Role of the Administrator
Is It Time for a Divorce?
Building an Effective Program: Making More Matches
Appendix: Keeping the Honeymoon Going
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