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Two Teachers in the Room

Strategies for Co-Teaching Success

By Elizabeth Stein

© 2018 – Routledge

122 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9781138689992
pub: 2017-09-13
Hardback: 9781138689985
pub: 2017-09-14

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This new co-publication from Routledge and MiddleWeb provides a wealth of practical strategies and tips to help K–12 educators co-teach more effectively. Author Elizabeth Stein presents examples of different co-teaching models and shows how to cultivate a dynamic co-teaching relationship to benefit all students. Whether you’re a brand new co-teacher or are simply looking to improve the dynamics in your classroom, the research-based strategies, vignettes, and ready-to-use assessment rubrics in this book will help you create a positive learning culture that influences all learners, teachers, and students alike. Topics include:

  • Selecting and implementing the appropriate co-teaching model to optimize student learning;
  • Developing an effective curriculum that plays to the strengths of both teachers;
  • Creating a learning environment that promotes self-reflection and nurtures critical thinking;
  • Accommodating all learners by embracing a multi-dimensional view of teacher knowledge; and
  • Providing specific, attentive feedback to help students take charge of their learning.

The book also features book discussion questions for each chapter so you can work with colleagues during book studies and PLCs.

Table of Contents


Meet the Author




Chapter 1: Creating Possibilities: The Co-Teaching Models and Beyond!

Chapter 2: Essential Elements for Successful Co-Teaching

Chapter 3: Co-Creating Meaningful Learning Environments: Co-Teaching and

Classroom Management

Chapter 4: Setting the Stage for Self-Motivated Learners: Strategies for Motivation

Chapter 5: Engaging Learners through Captivating C-Teaching: Strategies for


Additional Thoughts, Reflections, and Action Steps

Appendix 1: Co-Teaching Sheet

Appendix 2: Strategies

Appendix 3: Book Discussion Questions



About the Author

Elizabeth Stein is a teaching veteran, with more than 25 years' experience, spanning grades K–12. She is currently a special education/UDL instructional coach and new-teacher mentor in Long Island New York’s Smithtown Central School District and a CAST cadre member. Elizabeth also writes the popular "Two Teachers in the Room" column for MiddleWeb.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Special Education / General