Student Teacher Experiences


  • Observe your Cooperating Teacher
  • Observe Teachers Recommended by the Cooperating Teacher
  • Perform Clerical Tasks for your Cooperating Teacher
  • Develop and Use Daily Lesson Plans  - Prepare Lesson Plans for a Two Week Unit
  • Grade Papers  - Prepare and Use Your Own Grade Book


Learn How School Operates

  • Attendance Procedures
  • Fire Drills
  • Parent Conferences
  • PTA or PTO Meetings
  • Staff Meetings
  • Staff Handbook
  • Discipline Procedures
  • Emergency Plans
  • Student Record Procedures
  • Grade Cards
  • Lunch Room Operation
  • Athletic Events
  • Lounge Protocol
  • Staff's Social Events
  • Staff Parking Regulations
  • Library Rules
  • Assemblies
  • Operate AV Equipment
  • Prepare Bulletin Boards
  • Teach Students
  • Develop Skills in Duties Outside the Classroom
  • Hall Supervision
  • Lunchroom Supervision
  • Playground Supervision
  • Recess Supervision


Study Hall Supervision

  • Field Trip Supervision
  • Club Sponsor
  • Sell Athletic Tickets
  • Participate in Fund Raisers


Note:    This is a list of common experiences in secondary and elementary schools.  Due to the uniqueness of each assignment, student teachers will not experience all of the activities listed.  Also, student teachers may experience activities not listed above.