Year 2020, Volume 9 , Issue 2, Pages 135 - 145 2020-12-31

The Investigation of Co-teaching Model in Second Language Teaching in Early Years Education

İ̇skender GELİR [1]


This study examines the effects of co-teaching model on teachers in a private nursery in Turkey. The data were collected in a private nursery in the city of Siirt. The participants were English language teachers and preschool teachers in the nursery in which a bilingual language model is implemented. The study is qualitative and uses semi- structured interviews and participant observation as data collection methods. Different teaching models are used in bilingual nurseries. Co-teaching is one of them and recently used in different contexts. But it seems that there is a limited research into it. The findings show that co-teaching enhance teachers’ professional development and teaming skills. The findings also indicate that co-teaching enables teachers to improve their teaching skills and creates advantages for teachers. The study suggests that pre-service English language teachers need to have training in teaching young children.
Co-teaching model, Advantages, English language and preschool teachers, Bilingual model
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Primary Language en
Subjects Language and Linguistics
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-4680-4402
Author: İ̇skender GELİR (Primary Author)
Institution: SIIRT UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : November 20, 2020
Acceptance Date : December 8, 2020
Publication Date : December 31, 2020

APA Geli̇r, İ . (2020). The Investigation of Co-teaching Model in Second Language Teaching in Early Years Education . ELT Research Journal , 9 (2) , 135-145 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/eltrj/issue/59207/828610