Whether you're a first time cooperating teacher or you have had a student teacher many times in the past, this guide provides the cooperating teacher with resources, tips and tricks to make the experience a success. Beginning with how to orient the student teacher to the school and classroom, the handbook overviews the basic concepts to cover. Additionally, a student teaching timeline with recommendations for phasing the student teacher in and out of student teaching is included. There are helpful ideas and research-based suggestions for giving feedback with tips for writing a letter of recommendation based on the performance of the student. There are example letters provided. A list of helpful technological resources is provided to share with others. A classroom management plan, printable and cooperative teaching lesson plan template are some of the other materials included.