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Co-teaching Practices to Support English Learners

Co-teaching and integrating core content instruction with English language development to serve English learners in K-12 general education setting is becoming increasingly more commonplace. What are the challenges that teachers face? What strategies and models of instruction work for ELLs? Browse through this collection and find some answers.
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Co-teaching Practices to Support English Learners
  • Kappa Delta Pi says:
    Do you want to see co-teaching for ELLs in action? What this clip that invites the viewer into PS 29. Listen to interviews and visit classrooms where Els are learning alongside their English-speaking peers.
  • Kappa Delta Pi says:
    In this video, Dr. Maria G. Dove and Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld identify seven co-teaching models for the instruction of English language learners. The stick figure illustrations might appear sketchy, yet they successfully capture what the instructional model choices are for co-teachers.
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    kdp.org
    kdp.org
    Kappa Delta Pi says:
    Dr. Dove and I used emerging literature on collaborative teaching practices to support ELLs as well as our own personal experiences as ESL co-teachers and professional developers to write this introductory article: If you need a quick read that gets to the point, start here. The guidelines offered in this 2-page article will jump-start your co-teaching program.
  • Kappa Delta Pi says:
    Follow Emily Golightly's Pinterest board that is a great collection of resources co-teachers can share to maximize their instruction.
  • Kappa Delta Pi says:
    This presentation is pretty comprehensive (63 slides) since it explores how teacher collaboration can become an effective schoolwide practice. It goes beyond co-teaching and explores a rename of other educational factors that help or hinder co-teaching to become a success.
  • blog.tesol.org
    blog.tesol.org

    Collaborative Teaching: Addressing ESL Teacher Concerns | TESOL Blog

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    Kappa Delta Pi says:
    Judy Haynes, the founder of the website www.everythingESL.net and cofounder and co-moderator of the Twitter Chat for teachers of English learners called #ELLCHAT. discusses the advantages and drawbacks of co-teaching. She offers concrete examples and invites (and gets interesting) reader responses on this blog post.
  • Kappa Delta Pi says:
    This is the latest book published by Andrea Honigsfeld and Maria G. Dove. It is a concise, yet comprehensive guide to creating a powerful collaborative program to benefit ELs. Don't miss the free resources on the companion website.
  • cehd.umn.edu
    cehd.umn.edu

    Why Co-teach?

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    Kappa Delta Pi says:
    If you are ready to geek out or just need some scholarly persuasion, don't miss this website from St. Cloud University. There is plenty of persuasive evidence to support the impact of co-teaching.