PLANNING FOR CO-TEACHING – UMG COURSE

COURSE ID: EDRU 9554

(3 Graduate Semester Credits) This course will teach you about the six co-teaching instructional models and how to implement co-teaching in the classroom successfully. The course covers co-teaching in each stage of implementation, from the initial planning stages, understanding personality types, setting the correct curriculum goals, designing the right model for your lesson, and assessing and monitoring student progress. All the instruction, tools, templates, and resources are provided to support you in effective co-teaching. The activities provided within this course sequence will help you build a strategic implementation plan to ensure that you and your co-teacher have a successful action plan.

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COURSE DETAILS:
  • Total Price: $359
  • This price includes a $149 One-time fee now + $70/Credit when you finish your course

  • Credit Type: Graduate-Level Credit
  • Credits: 3 Semester Credits
  • 32 High-Quality Resources Provided With The Course

CONTENT AREAS:

  • Special Education/Needs
  • Social/Emotional Learning
  • Classroom Management/Behavior
  • Lesson & Curriculum Planning
  • Teaching Strategies
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Course Objectives & What You Will Learn in this Course:

What You Will Learn
  • Learn The Key Principles, Strategies, & Models Behind Effective Co-Teaching

  • A Step-By-Step Guide & the Tools Needed to Organize, Plan, Manage, & Assess Your Co-Teaching Classroom

  • Learn How to Manage a Collaborative Classroom Environment & Utilize Co-Teaching to Positively Impact Student Learning

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Course Guiding Question:

Course Guiding Questions

How can I work successfully with a co-teacher to ensure that all students in our class are meeting their academic goals?

Beneficial course!

This course was very helpful in providing information on co-teaching and allowing you to plan your own co-teaching implementation plan.

-9th Grade Teacher

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  3 Graduate-Level Semester Credit:

At the conclusion of this course, you will earn 3 Graduate-Level Semester Credits

This course falls under the University of Massachusetts Global’s (UMass Global) EDNU 9000-9999 numbering system, for the purposes of credential/licensure designed primarily for electives or professional development/salary advancement purposes. This course is for 2 Credits and requires a minimum passage grade of 80%. Model Teaching is an accredited partner with UMass Global. Upon course completion, you will be provided with 2 graduate-level semester credits, along with an official transcript and letter grade from UMass Global for you to submit to your district or state department of education for your licensing and/or salary advancement needs.

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Model Teaching has helped thousands of teachers across the country meet their relicensing requirements.  This course is offered in partnership with UMass Global (Formerly Brandman University).

UMass Global is a fully accredited, private, nonprofit university designed for working adults seeking to improve their careers through education. UMass Global is located in California and is regionally accredited through the Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). UMass Global offers continuing education courses through private partnerships such as Model Teaching. Model Teaching’s graduate-level credit courses provided through UMass Global are designed primarily for professional development/salary advancement & license renewal purposes. All online UMass Global-partnered courses taken through Model Teaching will include access to university credit through UMass Global along with an official transcript and letter grade.

UMass Global is regionally accredited and accredited by the following bodies:

  • WSCUC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

All UMG-partnered Model Teaching courses will include access to graduate-level credit through UMass Global along with an official transcript and letter grade.

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Please confirm your specific district or state requirements for license renewal prior to registering and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have about our graduate-level courses.

Model Teaching has helped thousands of teachers across the country meet their relicensing requirements.  This course is offered in partnership with UMass Global.

UMass Global (Formerly Brandman University) is a fully accredited, private, nonprofit university designed for working adults seeking to improve their careers through education. UMass Global is located in California and is regionally accredited through the Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). UMass Global offers continuing education courses through private partnerships such as Model Teaching. Model Teaching’s graduate-level credit courses provided through UMass Global are designed primarily for professional development/salary advancement & license renewal purposes. All online UMG-partnered courses taken through Model Teaching will include access to university credit through UMass Global along with an official transcript and letter grade.

UMass Global is regionally accredited and accredited by the following bodies:

  • WSCUC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC)

All course work completed will include an Official Transcript and Letter Grade, ready to submit to your district or state authority.

Please confirm your specific district or state requirements for salary advancement prior to registering and feel free to reach out to us with any questions you may have about our graduate-level courses.

Course Sections

Topics Covered and General Course Outline

Section 1 – An Overview of Co-Teaching

  • What Co-Teaching is and What it Isn’t
  • The Six Instructional Models of Co-Teaching
  • The Eight Components of Successful Co-Teaching
  • The Benefits and Potential Challenges for Both Students and Teachers in a Co-Teaching Situation

Section 2 – Instructional Presentation

  • The Six Most Commons Models of Co-Teaching
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Each Model
  • How Classrooms Are Set-Up for Each Model and When They Are Most Effective

Section 3 – Interpersonal Communication

  • About the Importance of Interpersonal Communication
  • The Impact of Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication
  • How Your Personality Traits Impact Working Relationships
  • How to Address Conflicts When They Arise

Section 4 – Physical Arrangement

  • Different Ways the Co-Teaching Space Can be Physically Arranged
  • What Elements Make Up the Physical Space Other Than Desk Arrangements

Section 5 – Classroom Management

  • The Importance of Setting Up Structures and Routines With Students
  • The Importance of Building a Strong Classroom Community Through Relationships

Section 6 – Familiarity with Curriculum

  • Why Both Co-teachers Need to be Equally Familiar With the Curriculum
  • How to Increase Your Curriculum Knowledge
  • When it Might be Appropriate for Teachers to Have Different Levels of Knowledge of the Curriculum

Section 7 – Curriculum Goals and Modifications

  • How to Set Instructional Goals
  • The Difference Between Accommodations and Modifications
  • How to Make Appropriate Modifications

Section 8 – Instructional Planning

  • The Different Types of Instructional Planning and When They Should be Done
  • The Benefits of Regular, Intentional Planning
  • How to Plan Effectively

Section 9 – Assessment

  • About the Different Types of Assessments That Can be Used
  • How to Adjust Instruction Based on the Results of Those Assessments

Section 10 – Self-Reflection

  • How to Self-Reflect on Your Co-Teaching Practices to Determine Your Effectiveness
Professional Development Course Resources

Helpful Resources & Templates Included With the Course
The course comes with 32 templates, tools, and graphic organizers ready to be used in your classroom!
These Include:

  • Co-Teaching Quick Reference Guide
  • The 6 Co-Teaching Models Reference Guide
  • Choosing a Model Worksheet
  • Personality Self-Assessment & Reflection Tool
  • Conflict Resolution Worksheet
  • Physical Arrangement Checklist with Samples
  • Classroom Procedure & Compromise Plan with Samples
  • Routines & Procedures Evaluation Tool with Samples
  • Consequences Plan with Samples
  • Curriculum Knowledge Analysis with Samples
  • Common Modifications & Accommodations Reference Guide
  • Curriculum Goals & Modifications Planning Template with Samples
  • Planning to Plan Tool with Samples
  • Meeting Agenda Planner
  • Assessment Options Reference Guide
  • Assessment Planner with Samples
  • Co-Teaching Relationship Stages
  • Reference Guide
  • Co-Teaching Implementation Checklist
  • Co-Teaching Self Reflection
  • Co-Teaching Plan of Action with Samples
  • Effectiveness Rubric
  • Implementation Observation Checklist with Samples
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