• Co-Teaching is:

    • Two or more professionals working together
    • Conducted in the same classroom
    • Heterogeneous groups
    • Both teachers plan and deliver instruction, each one bringing a different expertise that is valued by the other
    • Both teachers agree on how to assess and evaluate student progress
    • Both teachers conduct the assessments and grade student work
    • Both teacherts reflect and use data, offering feedback and a willingness to make the necessary changes

    Co-Teaching is NOT:

    • One teacher teaching, while the other assists or acts as an aide
    • Pulling a few students out of the classroom on a regular basis
    • Constantly pulling students with IEPs to the back of the classroom
    • One teacher planning lessons while the other walks in each day wondering what to do
    • One teacher grading all the work
    • Taking turns teaching so the other teacher can get other work done (copying, phone calls, etc.)