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.

RESOURCES

Current Student Teachers

Mentor Teacher and Supervisor

DO YOU HAVE QUESTIONS?

Wendy JewellMs. Wendy Jewell
Director
Phone:  (330) 972-7987
Fax:  (330) 972-2517
Email:  wjewell@uakron.edu

Barb BaltrinicMrs. Barbara Baltrinic
Liaison
Phone:  (330) 972-5427
Email:  bbaltri@uakron.edu



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