Katielynn Kramer

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Katielynn Kramer
Posted 5 months ago
How can we create a support program for teachers who are using the co-teaching model?
Absolutely. It is disappointing when teachers go back to school to obtain education in a "easier" subject just to get a bump in Pay. That incentive should be used for teachers to further their education in a field that is appropriate for their profession. They should be spending that time going back to school to learn new trends and new tricks to help grow an environment that is successful for our students to learn in. But we cannot force people to go back to school if they don't have the drive. So as administrators, should programs be offered with in the school that assist teachers in these struggling area such as co-teaching? -from the teacher that is currently back in school obtaining a degree in literacy and leadership and completing a project in which she reaches out to others :)
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Katielynn Kramer
Posted 5 months ago
How can we create a support program for teachers who are using the co-teaching model?
I agree that teachers should always be learning. It is a profession in which we must always be on top of our game and on top of the trends. But most school don't offer assistance or a learning environment for these teachers to create a successful co-teaching environment. Should teachers be responsible for going out on their own to learn this? Or should the school offer these opportunities?
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Katielynn Kramer
Posted 5 months ago
How can we create a support program for teachers who are using the co-teaching model?
I agree with you. It is up to the teacher's to be respectful and professional, but a year to work so closely with one another can be a very long year if you are not getting along. I think that the school's need to be proactive. If a teacher is new to co-teaching, they should attend workshops prior to the start of the school year. They could also divvy up the responsibilities and submit an informal plan of how they are going to manage their room. I believe this all needs to be discussed prior to entering the room so that everyone knows what is expected of them.
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Katielynn Kramer
Posted 5 months ago
How can we create a support program for teachers who are using the co-teaching model?
I believe that it is more along the lines of an extra teacher in the room to pull students for small groups. In my experiences, there is a whole group lesson and then the special education teacher will pull kids for either reteach or for more individualized approaches. I do not think that there is "better" teaching going on, since I have seen both; successful and unsuccessful co-teaching special education classes. I have also seen both for general classrooms. I actually think teachers tend to have more difficulties with special education classrooms. There is usually a wide range of challenges; hence why these students are put in that classroom.