Team Teaching. Heather Stewart & Lori Wilfong State Support Team, Region 4 February 4, 2009. Pre-reading activity. Tea Party Read your slip silently to yourself. Make sure you can read it with confidence!
Heather Stewart & Lori Wilfong
State Support Team, Region 4
February 4, 2009
I Am poem
What strategies did we use to facilitate this lesson?
Who were the special needs’ learners?
Who was the lead teacher?
Who was the intervention specialist?
A brief history of how we got here!
Sailor & Roger, 2005
What is a classroom practice you use that is good for all students – not just special needs’ students?
Providing a “Rack of Learning” options
“tailor the same suit of clothes”
planning and proactive approaches
Gallery Walk: Brainstorm “Look-fors”
Independent Activity: Goal Setting
in a "Dump your Brain"
Show me all the ways we can
Students work in the learning style that suits them best.
Students work at a comfortable level of readiness.
Be back in one hour!
Why, how, and when!
What could this sentence possible mean?
How does the addition of bagpipe help you?
I had been looking forward to going to the museum with Ms. Howell.
He thought he knew what we liked, but he had no idea.
By the time the full moon was visible, we had all changed.Book Bits
3)Contrast Chart – What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of having a substitute in class?
Chain of Words
What activities can you use? What activities can you add to the list?
(Weiss & Lloyd, 2003)
Ideally, both teachers collaborate on all components of the educational process
(Walther-Thomas, Bryant, & Land, 1996)
Offer a different task at varying degrees of difficulty on each side of the cube.
Provide activities dealing with the same topic at tiered degrees of difficulty by cube OR by learning style (kinesthetic, visual, oral).
Lori Wilfong, Ph.D.
Heather Stewart, M.Ed.