Student Teaching Calendar

Sixteen-Week Recommended Weekly Student Teaching Schedule

Week Responsibilities Evaluation

1st week-5th week

Students may observe in assigned classroom and other classrooms throughout the school, implement small group instruction, 1:1 instruction, tutoring, etc. for total of 20 hours per week, with days agreed upon with cooperating teacher Complete observation forms.

6th week

Responsible for one to two classes. (Usually the same preparation)

Plan subjects to teach in the future.

7th week

Add an additional class and/or preparation

Evaluate teaching on a daily basis

8th week

Add an additional class and/or preparation (negotiable depending on readiness)

Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.

9th week

Assume all subject teaching responsibilities.

Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.

10th week

Continue all subject teaching and responsibilities; complete midterm

Evaluate teaching on a daily basis

11th week-15th week

Continue all subject teaching and responsibilities.

Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.

16th week

Begin returning portions of the teaching responsibilities to the classroom teacher

Final Evaluation

*NOTES:

  1. It is inadvisable for an AYA student teacher to assume full responsibility for all classes during the first week.

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