Week 1
  1. General observation along with assuming some of the administrative and classroom procedural tasks.
  2. Assist individual or small groups of students with lessons.
  3. Plan and put up bulletin boards.
  4. Conferences with Mentor Teacher regarding pupil behavior, transitions, classroom management, specific techniques of presentation, demonstration, supervision of seatwork, and discipline, etc.
  5. Inquire about faculty meetings, teacher/parent conferences, professional development days, and other extracurricular duties.
  6. Determine reading level of students and district.
  7. Collaborate with Mentor Teacher about standards-based curriculum and possible unit plan topic/learning expectations.
  8. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 2
  1. Continue collaboration with Mentor Teacher about standards-based lesson plans and unit plan.
  2. Engage in team teaching with Mentor Teacher.
  3. Start lesson planning! Use required lesson plan outline for all lessons observed formally by Mentor Teacher or University Supervisor.
  4. Continue to assist individual or small groups of students with lessons.
  5. Gather demographics and site data on district, school building, and classroom for KPTP.
  6. Determine possible students for two case studies for KPTP.
  7. Determine small group to monitor for KPTP.
  8. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 3
  1. Determine timeline for teaching Unit Plan and when to video tape 2 required unit-related lessons.
  2. Arrange for Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor to formally observe your implementation of first lesson plan (not the same lesson).
  3. Become familiar with counselor or social worker responsibilities, such as career counseling, vocational counseling, personal counseling, testing, etc.
  4. Attend a school board meeting.
  5. Continue individual or small group assistance with lessons.
  6. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 4
  1. Implement the first lesson of Unit Plan, if possible.
  2. The Teacher Candidate can set up learning centers and/or methods of evaluation in conjunction with team teaching unit plans.
  3. Arrange collaborative conferences concerning first complete unit of instruction and lesson plans.
  4. Arrange for videotaping of your first lesson plan for KPTP.
    1. Check out video equipment and practice taping before taping required lessons. Do not use cell phones or iPads; There is a variety of technical equipment available in the Carnegie Education Library (lower level of building).
    2. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 5
  1. Add full complement of subject or classes to the teaching responsibilities. Prepare to assume a full teaching load.
  2. Continue teaching with small group instruction, individual tutoring, and other supportive activities.
  3. Arrange for Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor to formally observe your implementation of second lesson plan (not the same lesson).
  4. Implement Unit Plan lessons.
  5. Arrange for videotaping the second lesson plan for KPTP.
  6. If learning centers were established in Week 4, the Teacher Candidate needs to determine that centers are efficient and effective. If necessary, centers are changed to meet student needs.
  7. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 6
  1. Assume a full teaching load.
  2. Continue team teaching and individualized instruction when not in charge of the class.
  3. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 7
  1. Assume full teaching responsibilities.
  2. Implement Unit Plan* (“unit of study”), if you have not begun.
  3. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 8
  1. Continue full teaching responsibilities.
  2. Collaborate with Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor about Construct Goals (Midterm Evaluation/s).
  3. Gather data from assessments, then analyze how/if student learning occurred and how that learning was impacted by your teaching.
  4. Gather data for two case studies and small group.
  5. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 9
  1. Continue full teaching responsibilities.
  2. Check ED 400 Schedule for KPTP due date!
  3. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 10
  1. Continue full teaching responsibilities.
  2. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 11
  1. Continue full teaching responsibilities.
  2. Plan to observe other classrooms during last week of placement.
  3. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 12-14
  1. Continue full teaching responsibilities.
  2. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 15
  1. Transition teaching responsibilities back to the Mentor Teacher.
  2. Make arrangements for administrative visits.
  3. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).

Week 16
  1. Teaching responsibilities returned to the Mentor Teacher.
  2. Observe in other classrooms to compare educational experiences.
  3. Spend one half day (or an hour?) in the administrative offices.
  4. Spend one half-day (or an hour?) with the building or assistant principal to discuss hiring criteria, interviewing guidelines and job responsibilities.
  5. Write reflections daily, then submit to University Supervisor on due date (also submit reflections to D2L drop box).
  6. Collaborate with Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor about Construct Goals (Final Evaluation/s).
  7. Final Evaluations by Mentor Teacher and University Supervisor submitted online and shared with Teacher Candidate.