Collaborative Teaching: Are Two Teachers Better Than One? Reprinted from Essential Teacher, Volume 4, Issue 3,September 2007, Alexandria, VA: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) “The city is more crowded. We would need more signs and traffic lights,” said one student. "We would have to live in apartments,” said another. The class was brainstorming how living in the city compared with living in the country. In a collaborative or co-teaching setting, the ESL teacher “pushes into” the general education classroom to collaborate with the teacher. Co-teachers are using the same physical space. Over the past few years co-teaching has become more popular as low incidence school districts search for ways to best serve the needs of their English language learners. Compare the co-teaching experience that I had with Ms.P with that of another ESL teacher in New Jersey. Paulo is a “push in ESL teacher” in a large school district. This is collaborative teaching at its worse. Teach and write. ESL teachers, however, cite many concerns.
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