Collaborative Teaching!

Effectively Teaching Math in the Classroom

TEACHER^2 RELATIONSHIP

TRUST + RESPECT = :)


COMMUNICATION is key!


FAMILIARITY WITH THE CURRICULUM = success :]

TEACHING STRATEGIES

INSTRUCTION is shared!


ASSESSMENT must occur frequently!


CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT/ENVIRONMENT must be consistent!

WORK TOGETHER :D

"Don't walk behind me, I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend" - Albert Camus

FAQs

What types of instruction are recommended for regular use?

- Team Teaching Model [take turns during the entire lesson]

- Parallel Teaching Model [2 different learning styles being taught simultaneously - 1 by each teacher]

- Station Teaching [2-5 stations and teachers split supervision]

What types of instruction are options for occasional use?

- One Teach, One Assist [one takes the lead, and one observes/helps out]

- Alternative Teaching [small groups either struggling or enrichment]

How do we make it fun?

- Each teacher focuses on what he/she enjoys teaching

- Split the workload!

- Plan ahead! It will run smoothly :]

SUCCESSFULLY USING THE STATION MODEL

Plan the stations ahead of time!

Plan the objectives of each station.

Don't forget about the small details [length of time at each station, time to rotate, etc]

Decide who will monitor each section!