Collaborative Team Teaching
Now prevalent in almost 80 percent of schools across the United States, Collaborative Team Teaching (CTT) is the practice of adding one or more teachers to a classroom so that each student can be addressed according to their specific needs. Learn more about CTT and how you can implement team teaching in your classroom with the Collaborative Team Teaching Web Guide.
Collaborative Team Teaching can be applied to a classroom setting according to the individual needs of a group of students. Use the sites below to get acquainted with collaborative team teaching basics.
National Education Association
has an article on team teaching that describes what it takes to create a successful team teaching environment and the pitfalls a teacher may encounter.
explains the benefits of team teaching and the logistics that each group needs to understand before taking their first step into the classroom as a team.
Making a team effort work in the classroom requires preparation, planning and a firm understanding of each educator’s role. Learn how to team teach with the sites in this section.
Power of 2
is one of the most widely used resources for CTT training and tools. Register for free to access online training exercises, resources and forums.
The Access Center
provides professional development materials for teachers interested in exploring team or co-teaching in their classroom, complete with downloadable Word documents.
hosts a collection of “Ten Commandments of Team Teaching.” Although they’re intended for university-level professors, the message easily applies to all grade levels.
They Call Me Teacher
is the blog of a New York City schoolteacher. In this post, the author provides a number of examples of how a class can be broken down when using a CTT model.
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