Co-Teaching Competency One: Designing Physical Space and Functional Structure
The video below can be used to provide professional development for an individual, small group, school or district. The emphasis of the presentation below is on developing a foundation so that co-teaching can be implemented successfully. (The slide presentation is 22 minutes in length, with several opportunities to pause for reflection and dialogue. If used with a group, the recommendation is to allow for 45-60 minutes.)
- Understand the purpose of the co-teaching practice profile.
- Intentionally design physical space to provide accessibility and flexibility for academic, physical, social and emotional learning
- Understand the importance and benefits of mixed ability grouping.
- Identify the relationships, roles, and responsibilities of co-teaching partners.