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Collaboration and Co-teaching: Focus on English Learners Spring 2023 5.09A, 5.10A, 5.11B, 5.12A

Ended May 2, 2023

Full course description

directionsCourse Description

**Due to the collaborative nature of this course, participants must register with a partner or as a team.  If you are unable to locate a team at this time, please consider taking this course at a later date.**

**This is a blended course with two 30-minute Google Meets required on 3/2/23 and 5/2/23. Links will be sent at a later date.**

  • Participants will explore collaboration and co-teaching through the lens of meeting the needs of English learners. Participants will plan and implement a co-taught virtual lesson, reflect, and consider future collaborative practices. This is a co-taught course with specific areas of focus for special education, ELD, and content teachers. Participants will analyze and evaluate co-teaching/planning models in order to create sustainable systems in their school/work environment. Through actively expressing personal preferences and educational beliefs, outlining co-teaching and collaboration expectations, and exploring current research and co-teaching/planning models, participants will collaboratively create a personalized plan with their co-teacher. The section, Focus on English Learners, will include specific ELD theory and high yield strategies for English Learners.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Becky Corr
  • Credit(s) and Type: 8 Hours Relicensure | English Language Development (ELD)


Target Audience

  • Certified Teams: Please contact Becky Corr with any questions.
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified 


Timeline Overview

  • Beginning of course: February 28, 2023 with a required Google Meet 4:30-5:00 on 2/28 (link to follow)
  • End of Course: May 2, 2023




Here are the outcomes for the course (what participants will walk away with from the course).

  • Outcome 1: Participants will be able to describe the co-teaching models and identify instructional benefits. 
  • Outcome 2: Participants will create a shared vision of co-teaching and collaboration. 
  • Outcome 3: Participants will co-plan and collaborate to create a lesson.