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Educational LeadershipDecember 2015 / January 2016 / Volume 73, Number 4Co-Teaching: Making It Work
To Clone or Not To Clone?Anne M. BeninghofHow to celebrate the strengths and emphasize the advantages of having two teachers teach together.
Welcome to Co-Teaching 2.0Marilyn FriendRenewed attention to the rights of students with disabilities has shifted how all students are taught.
A Better Model for Student TeachingTeresa Washut Heck and Nancy BacharachMore powerful than the traditional models, co-teaching benefits veterans, student teachers, and—most of all—the kids.
An Administrator’s Guide to Co-TeachingWendy W. Murawski and Philip BernhardtFive steps to take your co-teaching initiative to the next level.
Saying What You Mean Without Being MeanMarceta ReillyWhat kind of feedback moves the recipient to make positive changes?
Co-Teaching to Reach Every LearnerLinda Murdock, David Finneran, and Kristin TheveGifted students, strugglers, English language learners, and children with disabilities all in one class? Yes, and it can work beautifully.
Revisiting Classroom RoutinesGloria Lodato WilsonBy planning your daily routines together, you can make your co-teaching run like clockwork.
Co-Teaching ELLs: Riding a Tandem BikeAndrea Honigsfeld and Maria G. DoveHopping on the co-teaching cycle requires coordination and balance.
Lifting the Status of Learning Support TeachersOchan Kusuma-Powell and William PowellToo often one partner’s contribution is marginalized, and the result is lost opportunities.
Why We Got Serious about Interdisciplinary TeachingDana Haring and Tom KelnerThe Common Core standards were their impetus to co-teach, but their students’ growth urged them on.
Team Teaching in High SchoolKenneth Mandel and Terry EisermanTwo teachers relate how team-teaching their social studies and literature students made them better teachers.
Cutting Watermelon: Lessons in Instructional CoachingMartha SandsteadWhat to do at a picnic and other tips for getting along with colleagues.
COLUMNS / DEPARTMENTS
Perspectives/What We Didn’t Know When We Co-TaughtMarge Scherer
Research Says/Does Teacher Collaboration Promote Teacher Growth?Bryan GoodwinBenefits are mixed, but hidden factors can make co-teaching successful.
Show & Tell: A Video Column/Students as Co-TeachersDoug Fisher and Nancy FreyA peer-teaching class invites high school students into elementary schools to sample the teaching career.Watch the video.
The Techy Teacher/Team Teaching from a DistanceCatlin TuckerHow to connect kids to peers beyond their classroom.
Principal Connection/What Does Your Restroom Say About Your School?Thomas R. HoerrWhy restroom maintenance should be higher on your priority list.
One to Grow On/Teaching in Tandem: A ReflectionCarol Ann TomlinsonOn the artfulness of teaching as a duet.
Index to Advertisers
Tell Me About…/Your Co-Teaching Struggles and Successes
ASCD Community in Action
EL TakeawaysSeven Tenets for Teaching Together
EL Study GuideTeresa Preston
Inservice Guest BloggersAnne M. Beninghof and Wendy Murawski
EL InterviewMargaret Searle, coauthor with Marilyn Swartz of Teacher Teamwork: How Do We Make It Work? (ASCD, 2015), talks about how to decide whether to co-teach.
How do you know when you’re doing collaborative teaching, or co-teaching, right? And if you’re not, what can you do about that? If you’re ready to examine your co-teaching practices to make sure you’re achieving the best possible outcomes for your students, then Beyond Co-Teaching Basics is for you. Authors Wendy W. Murawski and Wendy W. Lochner offer a continuous improvement model that embraces personalized professional learning to ensure that teachers meet the core competencies for co-teaching without burning out along the way.