Mentoring and coaching as forms of collaboration

Mentoring and coaching are both ways of teacher collaboration, where the relationship is based on trust and mutual understanding. According to Kise (2006) Coaching is identifying and developing person or team’s strengths. It’s a partnership between the coach and the person/s being coached. Coaching uses methods that are usually developed through conversation. Coaching recognizes that …

Co-teaching

What is co-teaching? And how to organize it? “Co-teaching is two or more people sharing responsibility for teaching some or all of the students assigned to a classroom. It involves the distribution of responsibility among the people for planning, instruction and evaluation”. Co-teaching “partners must establish trust, develop and work on communication, share the chores, …