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Student Teacher

Before
Placement

Week 1

View Student Teaching Orientation Website to


familiarize yourself with Spooner Middle School
Prepare a letter to send home introducing
themselves to parents and guardians
Prepare a Get to Know You activity to use with the
students to help build rapport;

Routine:
Learn student names and start making connections
with students
Observe Connections routine/schedule (lunch
count, attendance, daily activities)
Teaching/Observing:
Observe daily teaching routine
Observe Skyward usage
Explore classroom to feel comfortable with where
tools and manipulatives are stored
Planning:
Get familiar with Connections and how it is used to
build connections with students
Copy and send letter home to parents and guaridans
Explore CPM Teacher Guide/Online E-Book to
become familiar with the curriculum and tools
Investigate Skyward and Chromebook
Plan and prepare lesson plans to teach 3nd Hour
Math next week
Create anchor chart for classroom rules and
expectations

Cooperating Teacher

e-Portfolio

Inform principal and staff members of student


teacher
Send student teacher a copy of the Student Teaching
Plan and Handbook.
Prepare classes for the arrival of the student teacher
Design a adequate workspace
Put together necessary materials about school
policies and curriculum
Have an initial meeting with student teacher
Introduce student teacher to principal and SMS
teaching staff.
Give tour of school
Discuss teacher expectations from the SMS teacher
handbook
Discuss student teacher expectations laid out in UWStout student teaching handbook
Give a tour of the classroom.
Introduce daily curriculum and give student teacher
curriculum resources
Explain daily schedule and different classes
Teach how to use technology within the classroom
(document camera, chromebooks, SMARTBoard, etc.)
Set up daily meeting time
Discuss student teaching plan and guide
Collaborate to plan next weeks lessons
Answer any questions student teacher may have

Letter to Parents
Get to know
You Activity

Week 2

Week 3

Routine:
Co-teach Connections Period. Assist with entering
lunch count and attendance in Skyward.
Assist with attendance and warm-up during math
classes.

Teaching/Observing:
Observe 1st Hour Advanced Math class. Assist
students during work time.
Observe 2nd Hour Math class. Assist students during
work time.
Teach 3rd Hour Math class.
Co-Teach 4th Hour Math class. Assist with student
during work time.
Planning:
Plan Connections activities for next week.
Plan and prepare lesson plans to teach 3rd and 4th
Hour Math next week.
Find one way to incorporate
Chromebooks/technology into next weeks lessons.
Choose one specific classroom management
technique to observe next week.
Routine:
Advise Connections period and activities (lunch
count/attendance)
Assist with attendance and warm-up during math
classes.
Teaching/Observing:
Observe 1st Hour Advanced Math class. Assist
students during work time.
Co-teach 2nd Hour Math class. Assist students
during work time.
Teach 3rd Hour Math class.
Teach 4th Hour Math class.
Assist with administration of STAR Math Assessment

Give close supervision while teaching and give

assistance when needed.


Meet daily to provide feedback and assistance
if/where it is needed.

Lead co-teach of Connections Period (lunch


count/attendance)

Discuss students and specific needs that student


teacher should know about.
Discuss classroom rules and expectations already in
place.
Discuss seating charts and layout plans that best fit
the needs of the students and classroom.
Explain homework policy and grading.
Plan cooperatively for next weeks lessons.
Answer any questions student teacher may have and
discuss successes and concerns.

Rules/Classroom
expectations
anchor chart.
Seating
Charts/Classroo
m Diagram
Lesson Plans

Continue to meet daily to provide feedback and

assistance if/where it is needed.


Give close supervision while teaching and give

assistance when needed.


Cooperatively plan next weeks lessons.
Introduce STAR Math assessment, how to administer
the assessment and discuss why and how we use the
data.
Familiarize student teacher with SMART Board
technology and how it can be incorporated into the
classroom.
Have a discussion on how to actively involve parents
and community members in the classroom.

SMART Board
Presentations
Parent
communication
(emails, call logs,
copy of
certificates sent
home, etc.)

Week 4

Week 5

Planning:
Plan Connections activities for next week.
Plan and prepare lesson plans to teach 2nd, 3rd and
4th Hour Math next week.
Create SMART Board presentations to go with
weekly math lessons

Answer any questions student teacher may have and


discuss successes and concerns.

Routine:
Advise Connections period and activities(lunch
count/attendance)
Teaching/Observing:
Co-Teach 1st Hour Advanced Math class. Assist
students during work time.
Teach 2nd Hour Math class. Assist students during
work time.
Teach 3rd Hour Math class.
Teach 4th Hour Math class.
Planning:
Plan Connections activities for next week.
Plan and prepare lesson plans to teach 1st, 2nd, 3rd
and 4th Hour Math next week.
Plan and create unit assessment to assess student
learning
Create SMART Board presentations to go with
weekly math lessons
Complete mid-term evaluation and disposition
check as a means of self-evaluation.

Continue to meet daily to provide feedback and


assistance if/where it is needed.
Give close supervision while teaching and give
assistance when needed.
Be available to assist in planning next weeks lessons.
Continue to collaborate on how technology can be
incorporated into daily lessons.
Discuss how to create a high quality unit assessment
that will best show the students knowledge.
Answer any questions student teacher may have and
discuss successes and concerns.
Complete Mid-Term evaluation and disposition
check.

Exit tickets
Grading Rubrics

Routine:
Advise Connections period and activities (lunch
count/attendance)
Teaching/Observing:
Teach 1st Hour Advanced Math class. Assist
students during work time.

Continue to meet daily to provide feedback and


assistance if/where it is needed.
Give close supervision while teaching and give
assistance when needed.
Be available to assist in planning next weeks lessons.
Assist with creating a graphic organizer/interactive

Unit
Assessment
showing
differentiation
and
modifications

Teach 2nd Hour Math class. Assist students during


work time.
Teach 3rd Hour Math class.
Teach 4th Hour Math class.
Planning:
Plan Connections activities for next week.
Plan and prepare lesson plans to teach 2nd, 3rd and
4th Hour Math next week.
Create SMART Board presentations to go with
weekly math lessons
Create/plan a graphic organizer/interactive
notebook feature for students to use to help take
notes.
Routine:
Advise Connections period and activities (lunch
count/attendance)

Week 6

Week 7

Teaching/Observing:
Co-Teach 1st Hour Advanced Math class. Assist
students during work time.
Teach 2nd Hour Math class. Assist students during
work time.
Teach 3rd Hour Math class.
Teach 4th Hour Math class.
Planning:
Plan and prepare lesson plans to teach 3rd and 4th
Hour Math next week.
Create SMART Board presentations to go with
weekly math lessons
Routine:
Advise Connections period and activities
Teaching/Observing:
Co-Teach/Observe 1st Hour Advanced Math class.
Assist students during work time.
Co-teach 2nd Hour Math class. Assist students
during work time.

notebook feature and discuss the importance of


using these features as modification and
accommodations for students who choose to use
them.
Answer any questions student teacher may have and
discuss successes and concerns.

Continue to meet daily to provide feedback and

assistance if/where it is needed.


Be available to assist with planning of next weeks
lessons.
Answer any questions student teacher may have and
discuss successes and concerns.
Touch base with university supervisor.

Graphic
organizer or
interactive
notebook
feature

Continue to meet daily to provide feedback and

assistance if/where it is needed.


Cooperatively plans next weeks lessons.

Discuss how to create a classroom newsletter and


why it is important to have constant communication
with families and the community
Answer any questions student teacher may have and

Pictures of
students teacher
teaching
Video recording
of a lesson or
part of a lesson.

Week 8

Week 9

Teach 3rd Hour Math class.


Teach 4th Hour Math class.
Planning:
Plan and prepare lesson plans to teach 3rd hour
Math next week.
Prepare a classroom newsletter to send home to
parents/guardians to explain and display what
students have been working on and learning over
the last month.
Create SMART Board presentations to go with
weekly math lessons
Routine:
Co-teach Connections period and activities
Teaching/Observing:
Observe 1st Hour Advanced Math class. Assist
students during work time.
Observe 2nd Hour Math class. Assist students during
work time.
Teach 3rd Hour Math class.
Co-Teach 4th Hour Math class. Assist with students
during work time.
Planning:
Plan and prepare sub plans (plans and
activity/lesson) as if you were going to be gone a
day next week.
Continue gathering artifacts (student work, anchor
charts, lesson plans, etc.) for e-portfolio.
Teaching/Observing:
Observe 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th hour Math. Assist during
student work time.
Visit three different classrooms for observation
Planning:
Complete final evaluation and disposition check as a
means of self-evaluation.
Meet with principal for interviewing tips and what
he looks for during interviews

discuss successes and concerns.

Continue to meet daily to provide feedback and

assistance if/where it is needed.

Start Letter of Recommendation.

Assist with questions or artifacts student teacher has


or needs for e-portfolio.
Discuss the importance of leaving detailed sub plans
and assist in creating a template student teacher
could use in the future.
Answer any questions student teacher may have and
discuss successes and concerns.

Unit plans
Anchor Charts
Classroom
newsletter

Complete letter of recommendation

Set up observations with other SMS staff members


Discuss possible interview questions and educational
hot topics
Plan a thank you/going away gift from students to
student teacher
Final evaluation for the student teacher.

Reflection notes
on observations
of other
classroom
teachers
focusing on a
particular
technique that
teacher used.