Co-teaching and Professional Collaboration – 2 hours

Strong co-teaching relationships are the underpinnings for a seamless and manageable instructional environment. Planned and orchestrated instruction, the result of team effort, combined with a sound learning environment leverages students as equal partners in a winning educational pact. This course will prepare teachers to work collaboratively on mutual goals and student learning objectives in a team effort. The benefits of such effort are numerous and include: positive and scholarly collegial exchanges focused on student-centered goals and objectives, planned and orchestrated communication among each other and with students, analysis and use of data to plan effective instruction with.

Course Outcomes:

  • Plan collaboratively using protocols specific to effective communication that results in higher understanding and action steps.
  • Collaboratively analyze student data to identify learning gaps and develop action steps.
  • Set mutual student learning objectives and plan around those objectives with strategy.