Best Practices in Co-teaching & Collaboration: The HOW of Co-teaching - Implementing the Models (Paperback)
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How Often Do You Find Yourself Saying: "I Wish I Knew How to Implement Co-Teaching"? Learn effective strategies to increase co-teaching and collaboration success, to ensure that the special education teacher's skills are respected and utilized and to co-teach to meet the needs of all students so that everyone grows Best Practices in Co-Teaching and Collaboration goes beyond the co-teaching models--it shows you very specific ways to co-teach successfully, whether you are a beginner or seasoned co-teacher. It explains how to maximize your talent in the classroom, whether you are the content expert, special educator, specialist, or paraprofessional You'll learn ways to implement co-teaching, whether you have face-to-face planning time or not. This book shows you the HOW of Co-Teaching Over two dozen innovative, practical, and clearly defined implementations of the co-teaching models to help you collaborate effectively. Countless ways to maximize the skills of adults teaching together and increase student achievement. Over a dozen ways to implement co-teaching when your co-teacher is not a content expert. How to co-teach effectively whether or not you have enough planning time. Collaboration techniques that successful educators use to increase student engagement and motivation. How to take control of your instructional time by using an efficient lesson planning strategy that increases productivity. How to get your co-teacher to say "yes" to teaching approaches that promote parity and a healthy collaborative relationship. Learn what to say and do (and what not to say and do ). Techniques for teaching targeted small groups no teacher should be without: Grouping strategies, behaviour management, mixed ability and same ability grouping strategies, and more. Ways to implements co-teaching that match your instructional targets and learning goals. Learn which models work best for different purposes. How-tos for school administrators implementing co-teaching and looking for solutions that take their co-teaching initiative up a level. How to facilitate a successful book study or engage teachers in exploring co-teaching in their learning communities. Licensing to provide schools the option of using this book for in-house professional development.