The Role of the Cooperating Teacher Hannibal-LaGrange University
“Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction." ~John Crosby
Roles of the Cooperating Teacher Model Supervise Encourage Confer Evaluate Orient Collaborate
View HLGU’s expectations by clicking the picture below. Then click the Student Teaching Handbook link. http://www.hlg.edu/academics/departments/education/resources.php
Roles of University Supervisor Liaison Consult Observe University Supervisors are expected to do an observation every 2 to 3 weeks Confer
Information to Share With Your Student Teacher Building Expectations Classroom Expectations Phase in Schedule
Building Expectations Parking Dress code Arrival/departure times Routines Grading scale Administrator’s expectations Discipline Professionalism Integration of technology Phone usage Digital media
Classroom Expectations Area designated for student teacher workspace Arrival/departure times Class roster with pictures Class schedule Discipline Routines Sharing of resources Beginning of year information Passwords Sample newsletter Sample substitute plans Meetings Grading and entering of grades Absence procedure for students Absence procedure of student teacher HLGU does not approve of personal days for the student teacher Communication with parents, students, and cooperating teacher Contact information
Release of Responsibilities Collaborate for schedule 12 week placement sample Week 1- Observation Week 2- Assume planning and teaching area for one subject area or class Week 3- Assume planning and teaching for second subject area or class Week 4 - Assume planning and teaching for third subject area or class Week 5 – Add remaining instructional responsibilities Weeks 6-11- Continue full teaching responsibilities Week 12- Continue teaching responsibilities, unless the unit of study makes a logical break for the classroom teacher to reassume teaching
Lesson Plans What are the expectations for lesson plans from my student teacher?
Verbal and Written Feedback Weekly feedback including strengths and areas for improvement. Feedback should be: Consistent Verbal Written
“Invest in a student teacher to change the world." ~unknown
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