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ICAPS/AO programs are required to have a 50% overlap within Team Teaching.  The following resources are designed to assist programs develop, strengthen and improve their Team Teachers. In Illinois, Career & Technical Education (CTE) instructors lead the content/industry instruction with an infusion of basic skills instruction by the Adult Education (AE) instructor.

Team teaching can be defined as a group or pair of teachers working together to purposefully and collaboratively plan, conduct and evaluate learning activities for one group of learners (Goetz, 2000;  Buckley, 2000).

Teams generally comprise of instructors who represent different areas of subject expertise and who use instructional strategies that engage students in ways that are not possible when only one teacher is present (Austin, 2001; Gately & Gately, 2001).




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