Comparing the co-teaching relationship to a marriage, this resource offers a lighthearted yet comprehensive perspective on setting up, conducting, and maintaining a successful co-teaching partnership.
Chapter 5: Getting to Know Your Partner
Getting to Know Your Partner
Drinking Out of the Carton (and other Pet Peeves)
The difference between co-teaching and intermittent in-class support is the difference between being married and dating. When you are just dating, even over a relatively long period of time, you can hide your flaws. No one who is “just dating” ever neglects to put the top on the toothpaste, drinks directly out of the milk carton, or forgets to make the bed, and they never, ever have gas. At least that is what we lead the person we are dating to believe. On the other hand, when you marry someone, those idiosyncrasies come out. Not all at once. Drip by drip at first, with apologies. But eventually they ...