Create powerful teaching partnerships that promote success for every student in inclusive classrooms!
How can teachers deliver an extensive curriculum and still meet the various needs of an increasingly diverse student body? This resource demonstrates how co-teaching collaborations can effectively promote success for each learner.
Purposeful Co-Teaching integrates the vital components of interpersonal skills, content knowledge, instructional design, and teaching philosophy to guide educators toward the smooth collaboration of a full, mature co-teaching relationship. The authors also provide research-based, field-tested instructional strategies for using big ideas, visuals, mnemonics, formative assessment, and more, within a collaborative teaching context. Additional resources include:
- Chapter activities and checklists for planning lessons
- Case studies from elementary and secondary teachers in various subject areas to illustrate the realities of co-teaching
- Real-world resources such as books, videos, and helpful Web sites
Ideal for both general and special education classrooms, this indispensible resource gives co-teachers the practical, proven methods they need to help students make connections, stay engaged, and become independent and successful learners.