Co-Teaching
What You'll Learn
In this stack of micro-credentials you will learn the foundations of co-teaching as well as how to co-plan, co-instruct and co-assess.
Who Should Apply
  • All Educators
4
micro-
credentials
15
Approximate hours each
Description
Co-teaching is a teaching approach that involves two or more educators working together in the same classroom. Co-teachers share the responsibility for planning, instruction, and assessment. This approach is not only beneficial for students with special needs, it is beneficial for all students, as it allows for more individualized attention and support. These micro-credentials will provide the knowledge and skills needed to be successful in co-teaching and help educators create a more inclusive learning environment for all students.

ProgramDescriptionAction
1. Foundations of Co-Teaching

The educator will explore the use of co-teaching as an instructional framework.

Types of Evidence Required

The educator creates a vision by analyzing the benefits of co-teaching for students. They also assess their own personality traits and analyze at least four co-teaching models.


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2. Co-Planning

The educator will identify and implement the key elements in the co-planning process to support consistent, high-quality instruction for the success of all students.

Types of Evidence Required

The educator will create a class profile and co-planned lesson(s) that address standards alignment, scaffolding, language demands, and instructional strategies.


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3. Co-Instructing

The educator will identify, implement, and analyze co-teaching models that are used for their population of students and learning objectives.

Types of Evidence Required

The educator will collaboratively determine a co-teaching model for a lesson and defend choices based on research, lesson objectives, and student needs.


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4. Co-Assessing

The educator will explore the use of co-assessing to meet various instructional objectives.

Types of Evidence Required

The educator will explore the use of co-assessing to meet various instructional objectives.


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