Introduction and History of Co-Teaching

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Co-Teaching as Best Practice in
Student Teaching
Introduction
And History
Of
Co-Teaching
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Objectives for Training
Cooperating Teachers, LEA Administrators,
JSU Faculty, and Teacher Candidates will
• demonstrate initial understanding of coteaching
• apply understanding to their own role in the
co-teaching project, and
• plan for implementation of co-teaching
project.
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Anticipation Guide
• Directions
• BEFORE the Co-teaching
Online Training: On page 3 of the Co-Teaching
Handbook, carefully read the statements and
indicate whether you agree or disagree by checking
the appropriate column.
• AFTER the Co-teaching Model Online Training:
Review your previous responses, decide whether you
still agree or disagree with the statements. Provide
a brief statement of support for your selection.
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Quick Write:
Write one question you
have about co-teaching.
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Short History of Co-Teaching
PL94-142 (Now IDEA)- Least Restrictive Environment
SPED and General ED teacher needed to work together
1995- Cook and Friend- models of co-teaching
Kansas State (1999)
Virginia Consortium (2002)
St. Cloud State University (2003-2010)
Student Teaching hasn’t changed much in 80 years!!
Guyton & McIntyre (1990)
Copyright 2009, St. Cloud University,
Teacher Quality Enhancement Center
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Copyright 2011, St. Cloud State University
Research funded by a US Department of Education, Teacher Quality Enhancement Grant
St. Cloud TQE Initiative
• Re-examination of student teaching
• Growing resistance from teachers to hose teacher
candidates with high emphasis on NCLB testing
• Pressures from NCATE and other accreditation
agencies
• $5 million Teacher Quality Enhancement, US
Department of Education grant, awarded 2003
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Recognition and Awards
2010 Noted as a “Promising Practice” by the
NCATE Blue Ribbon Panel
2010 The Renaissance Group Signature
Project
2008 ACCTE Best Practice Award for
Research in Teacher Education
2007 AASCU Christa McAuliffe Award for
Excellence in Teacher Preparation
2006 MnSCU Innovative Partnering and
Collaboration Award
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St. Cloud State University:
…more than seven years creating,
implementing, and evaluating a coteaching model of student teaching
Jacksonville State University:
Beginning the second year of a longterm project implementing, evaluating,
and refining a co-teaching model of
student teaching
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JSU Co-Teaching Project and
Timeline for 2012-2013
Initial training for JSU Faculty, LEA Administrators, Cooperating Teachers
Placement and training of initial group of selected JSU students
Initial implementation in Fall Practicum into Spring Internship
Embed co-teaching in all College of Education courses
Data collective process defined and implementation data collected
JSU Co-Teaching Website developed
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JSU Co-Teaching Project Goals
and Timeline for 2013-2014
Continue:
Data collection and analysis
CT Development
Deepen Understanding:
As a Clinical Model
At the University
Implement:
Partnerships with local LEA’s
Co-Teaching Liaisons
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Anticipation Guide
• Directions BEFORE the Co-teaching Model
Presentation: Carefully read the statements
below and indicate whether you agree or
disagree by checking the appropriate column.
Compare your responses to someone at your
table.
• Directions AFTER the Co-teaching Model
Presentation: Review your previous
responses, decide whether you still agree or
disagree with the statements. Provide a
brief statement of support for your
selection.
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Co-Teaching
…is defined as two teachers
(cooperating teacher and teacher candidate)
working together with groups of
students-sharing the planning,
organization, delivery and assessment of
instruction, as well as the physical space.
Both teachers are actively involved and engaged in all
aspects of instruction
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Co-Teaching is an Attitude
An attitude of sharing the classroom and
students
Co-Teachers must always be thinking…
WE’RE
BOTH
TEACHING
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Why Co-Teach?
Greater student participation and
engagement
Increase instructional options for all
students
Enhanced collaboration skills
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At the Heart of Co-Teaching
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Building better relationships
Communication/Collaboration
Co-Teaching/Co-Planning
Active vs. Passive
Use expertise of cooperating teacher
Attitude
Best way to meet students
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Co-Teaching Strategies
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One Teach, One Observe
One Teach, One Assist
Station Teaching
Parallel Teaching
Supplemental Teaching
Alternative (Differentiated) Teaching
Team Teaching
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Key Elements
• Co-teaching Workshop for CT & US
• One teacher candidate per classroom
• Co-teaching integrated into teacher
preparation curriculum
• Clearly defined expectations, including solo
teaching time
• Support for CT’s and Teacher Candidates
• Designated planning time for co-teaching
each week
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Stages of Concern for
Teacher Candidates
Pre-teaching
Survival
Teaching Situation
Pupils
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Connections
Think about the JSU project for
co-teaching. What is your
specific role? Where do you fit
in based on your role?
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