This course is designed to help teachers and administrators understand best practices to establish a PDS relationship with UMW. This course will also explore how to use co-teaching to best integrate teacher candidates into the classroom.
Write in the present tense using academic, marketing-oriented language with a limit of approximately 80 words. Focus on what students can expect to learn, including new concepts, research, and Standards/benchmarks.
Co-Teaching in a PDS will provide research-based support and guidance on best practices in co-teaching and development partnerships between schools and higher-education institutions. The course will review the 9 essentials of a Professional Development School to help provide a base for the work in the partnership. It will also explore the different co-teaching models and how they can be integrated to support student interns and have a positive impact on student learning.
Understand the 9 Essentials from the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS)
Identify the key components of a successful PDS partnership
Understand the roles and relationships at a PDS site
Understand how to engage in effective planning and assessment while co-teaching
Identify the key-characteristics of the six co-teaching models
Understand how co-teaching strategies can be used with pre-service teachers to help further their development