If you are completing this unit on your own, read the questions below and perhaps write down answers to them. If you are completing this unit with others as part of a course or workshop, you can discuss your answers to these questions with one or more of your colleagues.
- Imagine that you are a member of an instructional team, what responsibilities might you assume?
- If you are currently employed as a paraprofessional, how do these instructional responsibilities match up with what you are currently doing in your job?
- As a member of the instructional team, what responsibilities will your supervising teacher take on?
- In what ways will the supervising teacher’s responsibilities differ from yours? In what ways will they be similar?
- What might be some productive ways for you and your supervising teacher to communicate about instructional matters?