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Co-Teaching for Success in the Classroom

Graduate-Level Credit / Non-Credit Hours
3 Semester Credits or 45 Clock Hours

Course Description

This course provides participants with a solid framework for planning, implementing and maintaining successful co-teaching relationships that improve the learning instruction of all students.  Participants will reflect on the definition of co-teaching, components of the co-teaching relationship, examine a variety of co-teaching models and how they support student learning, and evaluate their current co-teaching programs.  Participants will leave the course knowing several co-teaching practices between general and special education teachers, as well as, between two general education teachers in the same classroom, and how to effectively work as a co-teaching partner to create opportunities for success for all learners.

Global Goals of the Course

  1. To examine current research in the area of best practice of co-teaching instruction (NBPTS 3,4)
  2. To develop an understanding of the need for effective co-teaching relationships in today’s classroom (NBPTS 1,3,4)
  3. To analyze current co-teaching instructional practices in order to create engaged practices to better support student learning (NBPTS 1,3,4)
  4. To explore possible applications of co-teaching models in the classroom (NBPTS 1,2,3,4)
  5. To synthesize best practice co-teaching research and classroom applications (NBPTS 2,3,4)


By Scott Hagedorn
Reviewed 2 years ago
Mary ran some excellent discussions and gave us several ideas! Thanks Mary!

By Tracie Ghrist
Reviewed 1 year ago
Shelly Fisher was a responsive instructor. She gave good feedback and even participated in the chats.

By Ashley Cimo
Reviewed 6 months ago
Professor Raleigh was great. He gave constructive and real feedback and you can tell he is passionate about the topic.

By Tobey Elvers
Reviewed 5 months ago
Very well organized and provided a variety of instructional tools to help us learn.

By Kevin Diete
Reviewed 5 months ago
It's always great to learn from other teachers and receive feedback from teachers regarding what works well for them in an effort to provide best practices for the students we teach.

By Caroline Gheorghiu
Reviewed 5 months ago
Mary Wolf was wonderful!

By Michelle Kuehnle
Reviewed 4 months ago
Raleigh really took the time to leave personal comments to my responses.

By Catherine Zaworski
Reviewed 3 months ago
I thought this course was rich with content to use in my curriculumn.

By Julie Hanebuth
Reviewed 3 months ago
Mr. Novak graded everything in a timely manner and was always available to answer questions. The class taught me a lot on the subject and how to apply what I learned immediately into my school day.

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04/18/22 - 05/15/22 Online
Apr 18 – May 15, 2022

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