The advantages of a co-teaching model

Study International | November 06, 2019

To some, pairing two teachers up in the same classroom to share responsibilities and lesson plans may sound complicated and confusing for students, but in some schools around the world, this co-teaching model is embraced with open arms. Creating more opportunities for one-to-one interaction between students and teachers, this type of teaching model may lead to stronger relationships in the classroom and an equal platform for academic attention. According to Sean Cassel, Assistant Principal of Special Education, Business and Technology, there are six different models of co-teaching, and six pros and cons for each. From Team Teaching to Alternative Teaching; Parallel teaching to Station Teaching; and finally One Teaching (One Observing and One Teaching (One Assisting), the style can be split in a range of different formats. For example, Alternative Teaching involves one teacher leading the majority of students, and the other teacher teaching a small group based on need, this style can be useful as it involves less interruption and requires less collaboration time.

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