• More Power!
  • Instruction in Co-Taught Classrooms
  • item #: 20

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  • ©2010
  • 160 min, close caption

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Marilyn Friend, Ph.D., has spent her career as a general education teacher, special education teacher, teacher educator, and staff developer. She has served on the Board of the Teacher Education Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. She has consulted with school professionals nationally and internationally (more than 1000 presentations and projects in the United States, Canada, Europe, and Asia) as they collaborate to educate their students, assisting them to form productive and efficient work teams, to learn the best ways to manage awkward or adversarial conversations, and to communicate effectively with parents. She's the author of the Co-Teach Handbook.


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The Forum's Co-Teaching Video Series presents nationally renowned co-teaching expert Dr. Marilyn Friend.More Power: Instruction in Co-Taught Classrooms, builds on the six co-teaching approaches Dr. Friend made famous in the Forum's Power of 2 DVD by presenting seven key dimensions of effective instructional practices across K-12 settings. This next generation of co-teaching empowers teachers and gives students a richer and deeper classroom experience. This DVD incorporating evidence-baced strategies, demonstrates how to get more power from your co-teaching to improve outcomes for all students. It includes a digital facilitator's guide.

The seven dimensions shown are:

  • Assessment & Planning (23:30)
  • Content, Materials, & Technology (26:00)
  • Instructional Environment (19:40)
  • Instructional Presentation (19:00)
  • Student Participation (15:30)
  • Evaluation of Performance (19:10)
  • Adult Interactions (18:10)

Bonus Section:

Brief review of the 6 co-teaching approaches—the scaffolding on which this DVD is constructed.

Getting the Most From This DVD:

Each of the sections is designed to be viewed separately, and in any order. We encourage creative professional developers and others using this program to match co-teachers' needs to appropriate video segments and draw on the digital facilitator's guide to encourage discussion of the many ideas presented.