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Instructional Formats

The Instructional Formats are the intellectual property of Marilyn Friend and Lynne Cook
Our special thanks to Lisa Breeling, Emily Hill, Tamara Schonauer and their students at Cooper Elementary for letting us film them!

 STATION TEACHING: The teachers divide the content to be delivered into two individual stations, with each teacher being responsible for half of the content. To further reduce student/teacher ratio, an independent station may also be used. Students rotate through stati...

ONE TEACH, ONE ASSIST: One teacher keeps primary responsibility for teaching while the other teacher circulates through the room providing unobtrusive assistance to students as needed.

Caution: This is the least effective format. One Teach, One Assist can result in inte...

PARALLEL TEACHING: The primary purpose is to lower the student-teacher ratio. The teachers plan the instruction jointly, but each delivers content to half the class. This format requires teachers to coordinate their efforts so that the students receive essentially the...

 ONE TEACH, ONE OBSERVE: One teacher keeps the primary responsibility for teaching while the other teacher collects formative assessment data on individual students, several students, and/or the entire class. One of the advantages in co-teaching is that more detailed o...

 ALTERNATIVE TEACHING: Sometimes students benefit from the preteaching or reteaching of instructional content. One teacher works with a small group of students to preteach or reteach while the other instructs the large group. This format can also be used to ensure that...

 TEAM TEACHING: Both teachers instruct the students together. The teachers may take turns leading a discussion, one may speak while the other demonstrates a concept, one may speak while the other models note-taking on the board, and so on. Teachers may role-play, simul...

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