The Academy for Co-Teaching & Collaboration

Benefits of Co-Teaching

Why co-teaching?

  • Increased options for flexible grouping of students
  • Enhanced collaboration skills for the teacher candidate and cooperating teacher
  • Professional support for both the cooperating teacher and the teacher candidate
  • Another set of eyes to watch and help problem solve
  • Flexibility to try things you wouldn’t be as willing to do alone
  • Help in classroom and lesson preparation
  • Help with classroom management
  • Diversity and size of today’s classrooms
    • Reduce student/teacher ratio
    • Increase instructional options for all students
    • Diversity of instructional styles
    • Greater student engaged time
    • Greater student participation levels