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A successful co-teaching partnership is built upon effective communication, and investing the time and effort to build, develop, and nurture that partnership can enhance teacher experiences and increase student achievement. In this reference guide, Susan Hentz offers nine useful, easy-to-implement activities designed to improve communication and strengthen the working relationship between co-teachers. She also discusses conflict management strategies, behaviors for effective communication, and common communication roadblocks. Whether you’re new to co-teaching or intent on making the most of a long-standing partnership, the tips in this guide can help you work more smoothly with your co-teaching colleagues and in doing so create better learning experiences for students.
(ASCD Quick Reference Guide, 2018) 8 1/2" x 11", 3-hole punched, 3 laminated panels, 6 pages
Improving classroom discussion begins with transforming the roles of students and teachers. This guide details crucial teaching practices to help students take a leading role in their learning. Filled with tips, strategies, and examples, this guide can show any teacher how to better help students speak and listen to one another in ways that help them make meaning and increase their understanding.