Sixteen-Week RecommendedWeekly Student Teaching Schedule

Adolescent/Young Adult (AYA)

 

The student teacher will…

 The mentor teacher will…

1st -3rd week

  • Student will report to school placement and will only be excused to leave for Tech Class that is taken the first five weeks of Student Teaching.
  • Observe the classroom.  Assist teacher in instruction. Become familiar with the students.
  • Implement small group instruction, 1:1 instruction, tutoring, etc. 
  • Become familiar with available resources, data and assessments.
  • Become familiar with school policies and procedures.
  • Meet other faculty and staff.
  • Learn and begin to implement classroom management plan.
  • Work with mentor teacher to identify research-based methodologies.
  • Become familiar with grade level standards and curriculum.
  • Read edTPA handbook.
  • Complete Participatory Observation forms.
  • Share information regarding content that will be taught first by student teacher.  Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.
  • Help student become familiar with school policies and procedures.
  • Introduce student to other faculty members and staff.

4th week

  • Responsible for one to three classes. (Usually the same preparation)  May involve traditional and/or co-teaching Observe the classroom.  Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Continue recommendations from weeks 1-3.
  • Begin edTPA portfolio. (Refer to colloquium and Student Teaching syllabi for task deadlines.
  • Plan subjects and/or classes to teach in the future.
  • Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.

5th-7th week

  • Add additional classes or preparation.
  • May involve traditional and/or co-teaching.
  • Observe the classroom.  Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Plan subjects and/or classes to teach in the future.
  • Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.

7th-15th week

 

  • Assume all subject teaching responsibilities.
  • May involve traditional and/or co-teaching model(s). Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Complete Midterm evaluation in week ten.
  • Complete edTPA portfolio by assigned deadline.
  • Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.  Midterm Evaluation completed in week ten done collaboratively with University Supervisor and Student Teacher.
  • Work with University Supervisor to use this opportunity for goal setting. Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.

16th week

  • Return a portion of the teaching responsibilities to the classroom teacher OR continue teaching and/or observe other situations. May involve traditional and/or co-teaching model(s).
  • Decisions about returning responsibilities to the mentor teacher are made by the student teaching team on an individual basis based on individual needs
  • Final Evaluation done in collaboration with University of Akron Supervisor and Student Teacher.

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