Six Approaches to Collaborative Teaching Tutorial
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What are the roles for co-teachers?
From Marilyn Friend’s work, there are six different roles for collaborative teachers. In the best partnerships, each of these roles is used in response to student interests, learning needs, curriculum content, and effective instructional practices and teacher partner strengths and interests.
In the tutorial below, we provide a brief description of these six roles and several planning formats that enable collaborative teachers to integrate role selection into instructional planning.