Pairs Workshops held in TERI Partner Network Professional Development School (PDS) Sites: Early September 2011
Co-teaching specialists in the network teamed up to provide Pairs workshops to all cooperating teachers, principals, and teacher candidates working together this Fall using the co-teaching model. All elementary education teacher candidates at TERI PDS and Clinical Cluster Sites (CCS) are engaged in a "year long" placement and have been in the schools since late August as co-teachers with their cooperating teachers. All co-teaching pairs met with specialists at this workshop to discuss the co-teaching strategies, building relationships, communication, and collaboration while planning to co-teach. Here are a few photos from local site visits:
Brooklyn Center Earle Brown elementary
White Bear Lake Co-teaching Specialists: Rachael Connor & Jodi O'Donovan
White Bear Lake Co-teaching Pairs
Forest Lake Lino Lakes elementary
The Co-teaching Pairs workshop offered at Webster Open on Wednesday, September 7th for the remaining 25 pairs of MPS cooperating teachers and UMN-TC teacher candidates in Marcy, Bethune, Barton, Anderson, Dowling, Kenwood, Pillsbury, Roosevelt HS, and Sanford MS. Co-taught by Jehanne Beaton (UMN/MPS) for UMN-TC social studies with their co-teaching pilot and Clinical Cluster Site at Roosevelt High school and Tiffany Moore, MPS Par Mentor and TERI District liaison. Both are co-teaching specialists working within the TERI Partner Network to support the initiative's pilot of co-teaching this fall.
Workshop Co-teachers Jehanne Beaton and Tiffany Moore