Sixteen-Week Recommended Weekly Student Teaching Schedule

Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Special Education, Multiage

 

 The student teacher will…

 The mentor teacher will…

1st week

  • Observe the classroom.  Assist teacher in instruction. Become familiar with the students.
  • 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.
  • Plan with the student teacher for subjects to teach in the future.
  • Identify available resources.
  • Determine opportunities for co-teaching.
  • Help student become familiar with school policies and procedures.
  • Introduce student to other faculty members and staff.

2nd week

  • Responsible for one subject area. May involve traditional and/or co-teaching model(s) .Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Read edTPA handbook.
  • Continue recommendations from week one.
  • Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.
  • Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.

3rd week

  • Responsible for two subject areas.  May involve traditional and/or co-teaching model(s). Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Begin edTPA portfolio. (See colloquium and Student Teaching syllabi for task due dates.)
  • Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.
  • Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.

4th week

  • Responsible for three subject areas. May involve traditional and/or co-teaching model(s). Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.

5th week

  • Responsible for four subject areas.  May involve traditional and/or co-teaching model(s). Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.
  • Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.

6th–15th week

  • Assume all teaching responsibilities. May involve traditional and/or co-teaching model(s).
  • Assume all responsibilities for managing an entire classroom.  Reflect on teaching on a daily basis.
  • Complete Midterm evaluation during Week 8.
  • Complete edTPA portfolio by assigned deadline.
  • Evaluate teaching on a daily basis.
  • Determine where co-teaching might be used as a means to increase student learning.
  • Complete Midterm evaluation done in collaboration with University of Akron Supervisor and Student Teacher.

16th week

  • Return a portion of the teaching responsibilities to the classroom teacher, OR continue teaching and/or observe other situations. 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.

STUDENT TEACHING

Applying for Student Teaching

Current Student Teachers

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



The University of Akron

Akron, OH 44325
Phone: 330-972-7111
Contact us
Send mail & deliveries to UA
Text-Only