Co-teaching/UDL coach and NBCT Elizabeth Stein makes the case for small group instruction being the very thing to engage co-teachers in co-designing accessible, meaningful learning and effective outcomes for everyone in inclusive classes. See: benefits for learners.
With passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act Elizabeth Stein says co-teachers must continue to keep their eyes on the prize of student achievement, continuing to ask: How does this law translate into my school? Into my classroom? And with my students?
As teachers go about shifting their co-teaching language to promote collaboration and a professional growth mindset, there are some communication situations that just scream “watch your thoughts,” says co-teaching coach Elizabeth Stein. She identifies five.
Communication is the oxygen in the room when we want any relationship to work. But communication and co-teaching can be a tricky business. Elizabeth Stein looks at surefire ways to make your co-communications work as you speak up for all the students.
Elizabeth Stein is now an instructional coach, working with many educators in co-teaching situations. She reflects on the characteristics of effective partnerships, including some that require us to leave comfort zones.
This summer Elizabeth Stein provided PD support to colleagues during a successful “camp” that helped struggling students develop a growth mindset & more academic confidence. Reflecting back, she draws 3 connections between mindfulness & co-teaching.
Our Two Teachers in the Room blogger shares her expertise for an upcoming online course. How can teachers create and maintain a successful co-teaching relationship? Elizabeth Stein answers questions from learning consultant Barbara Flanagan.