ERIC Number: EJ1068439
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Abstractor: As Provided
How Does Station Teaching Effect Language Learning?
Suprabha, K.; Subramonian, G.
Journal on English Language Teaching, v4 n3 p21-25 Jul-Sep 2014
All across the nation, general and special education teachers, English as a Second Language teachers, and other service providers, such as speech-language pathologists from all grade levels and all content areas, are taking the plunge into co-teaching. Station or rotation teaching is a co-teaching strategy that calls for the designing of at least three workstations or learning centers where students rotate in and out in small groups. In a station teaching approach, teachers divide the responsibility for planning and content instruction. Students are rotated between three or more stations, also known as centers, which are either managed by a teacher or assistant or are independent stations. Teachers can work together to determine how many stations are appropriate for a given activity. Independent student workstations should include explicit instructions accompanied by teacher monitoring to ensure that learning objectives are met.
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Teacher Collaboration, Team Teaching, Small Group Instruction, Learning Centers (Classroom), English (Second Language), Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Attitudes, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Planning, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Special Education Teachers, General Education
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