Co-Teaching: Benefits & Strategies


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Co-teaching that is done well will infuse the strength(s) of _____ and maximize _____.

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1. Tom is responsible for most of the teaching during the math unit, while his co-teacher, Dawn, moves around the room to help those students who are having difficulty grasping the lessons. This is an example of which co-teaching model?

2. Ms. Gimson is a 5th grade classroom teacher at Pinewood School. Ms. Dara is a special education teacher at the same school. Ms. Gimson and Ms. Dara will co-teach a history unit in the fall. Which teacher will be responsible for student outcomes?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of the philosophy of co-teaching. Some topics you'll be assessed on include the benefits of co-teaching and models of co-teaching.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The benefits of co-teaching
  • An example of a model of co-teaching
  • The responsibilities of teachers in a co-taught classroom
  • Where co-teaching generally takes place
  • The function of collaborative teaching

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related co-teaching lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of co-teaching and how it is applied in classrooms
  • Information recall - access the knowledge gained regarding the setting for co-teaching
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the benefits of collaborative teaching

Additional Learning

To learn more about teaching strategies, review the accompanying lesson on Co-Teaching. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define co-teaching
  • Understand how to build a co-teaching relationship
  • Identify and give an example of the six co-teaching models