Student teaching is a critically important experience. It is a chance to observe master teachers at work, learn how to develop a good rapport with students, staff, and families, and get your feet wet in the teaching pool yourself! Sometimes it’s hard to know what to look for when you are observing master teachers. Use the pages in this packet to focus your observations and make the most out of this fantastic experience!
It contains the following pages:
★ Two Options for a Classroom Observation General Tool (can be used by the student teacher observing mentor teacher OR by the mentor teacher observing student teacher)
★ Classroom Observation General Reflection Tool
★ Classroom Observation Tool: Focus on Management
★ Classroom Observation Tool: Focus on Engagement
★ Classroom Observation Tool: Focus on Teaching
★ Classroom Observation Tool: Focus on Organization
★ Classroom Observation Tool: Focus on Design
★ Classroom Observation Tool: Focus on Assessment
★ Classroom Observation Tool: End-of-Day Reflection
★ Classroom Observation Tool: Personal Reflection
★ Classroom Visitation Tool: What to Observe?
★ Student Teaching Experience Bucket List BINGO!
★ Student Teacher Reflection: Would you Rather?
★ Student Teaching Experience: Pre-Reflection
★ Student Teaching Experience: Post-Reflection
★ Thank-You notes to leave for classrooms visited
★ To-Do List to keep track of home, university, and classroom tasks
Enjoy, and welcome to teaching!
Copyright 2014 (updated 2015) by Jenny Rynearson
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