Classroom management and environment
- interactive vs. tactile
Organizing the classroom based off the needs of the students
Addressing the needs of different types of learners and reducing behavioral issues by creating engaged learners
Setting up classroom for more personalized learning
Allows for independence of students to work on their own but also allows for teachers to work in different content areas to tend to the needs of students.
Since there are smaller groups, there is a sense of community by having students collaborate on their work.
Allows students to have a smaller classroom feeling by having small groups to work with.
One Teach, One Assist
Data that the co-teacher collects serves as an informal assessment to create better groupings by readiness and skill.
Co-teacher prevents distractions while taking care of small-scale problems while the other teacher is able to continue out the lesson.