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Re: [teacherartexchange] Student Teacher


From: Ann Heineman (aiheineman_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Sun Feb 18 2007 - 11:31:44 PST

Just thought of something else:
        Samples of school requisition forms for supplies
        List of must have supplies ordered for a year, names of suppliers
and all contact info for representatives
        Sample budget for the year
        Introduction to "oddball" per/item names for art materials, like
"quire"--anybody want to have fun figuring out to what that
applies? :-)

On Feb 18, 2007, at 11:44 AM, Sue Stevens wrote:

> Hi,
> I do an info sheet for my student teachers.....have you thought
> about including the following:
> 1. information that would not be in a staff manual (for example -
> we have a photocopy room which has a coffee machine in it....but it
> is not for staff use...only for the office.....that's not in the
> staff manual because it's common knowledge - but I has a student
> teacher once take coffee from it and get in trouble with the
> office...)
> 2. your qualifications (as their associate/mentor/whatever your
> area calls you)
> 3. your contact information, including e-mails, home numbers, etc.
> 4. if your area is prone to snow delays/cancellations....what
> radio station / website they should be looking at for
> information...what do do...and I also include what time I leave the
> house, as I commute to work, incase they are unsure if they are to
> travel in bad weather.
> 5. important dates that would affect their teaching (ie: assemblies)
> 6. important dates that they should be aware of (ie: student
> council spirit days, etc.)
> 7. I also have homework for the student teacher to
> complete....yes, homework! In our area, they are suppose to come
> with a 'resume' type page for use, but I've found that a lot
> don' I have them complete an info sheet for me. I ask them
> to include their teaching subject, with specifics (for example, are
> they art histroy majors, studio arts, graphic arts, etc.) I ask
> them to include what they taught at the previous student teaching
> blocks (they do three blocks of teaching time in this area)...this
> is so I don't give them the same thing......I ask them what they
> think are their strengths in the arts, and what they know are their
> weaknesses (or what they are unfamiliar with) so that I can expose
> them to a little more stuff (ie: have they had any experience with
> clay? printmaking? etc.).
> 8. If there are specific routines for your classroom (that are
> unique compared to the regular school routines) that should be
> explained ie: where/how do students hand things in? Makes it
> easier for the student teacher, and the students as routines remain
> relatively normal.
> That's all I can think of for now......
> good luck!
> sue
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