Presentation on theme: "Co-Teaching Models & co-planning"— Presentation transcript:
1 Co-Teaching Models & co-planning Communication is the key!
2 Co-Teaching is… co-teaching is not… As you enter, complete the consensus grams!Please complete the chart:Jot down what co-teaching is and what it is not…***Think back to our last session together.
3 Time to Reflect! Make time to plan with your co-teacher Choose a planning template that works for you and “your other half”Complete this planning session prior to the next PLCKeep in mind:What worked?What didn’t work?What would you change on your template to make your planning easier for you and your partner?Revise lesson plansMonitor behavior plans/IEP goals and objectivesCheck on “who’s getting it” and what do WE need to do DIFFERENTLY
4 Desired Outcomes: Reflect on co-planning strategies Reflect on strengths and challenges of co-teachingUnderstand what co-teaching is and isn’tIdentify key components of the five models of co-teachingDecide on which co-teaching model is currently being used versus which one to try outAccess to an online training site
13 Video Examples of Co-teaching These first 5 examples are provided from Brigham Young University and can be found at
14 Using the ModelsEach of the models of co-teaching can be effective in different classroom situations. Co-teachers have to determine which arrangement best suits the needs of their students in a particular situation. The models are meant to be flexible and used interchangeably. Resource(s)/Online Training Journal: (web site)
15 Advice From Co-Teachers Your Advice • “Establish and clarify co-teachinggoals.”• “Practice communication skillsfor successful co-teacherinteractions.”• “Understand responsibilities.”• “Agree to reflect andcelebrate.”• “Agree on a commonframework.”Your Advice
16 The Most Important Thing... "The important thing about a spoon is that you eat with it.It’s like a little shovel,You hold it in your hand,You can put it in your mouthIt isn’t flat,It’s hollowAnd it spoons things up.But the important thing about a spoon isThat you eat with it."
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