Field Experience ~ SPRING 2015

Student Name:  ________________________________________

Hamline email address:__________________________

Hamline ID#:  _______________________

Instructor: Sarah Hick     CRN #10101


EDU 5700 ~ Teaching in the Secondary School

Type of Experience:

Observation; appropriate interaction with students; teacher assistance; possible opportunities to lead class.

Duration, Frequency and Approximate Dates:

* At least 20 hours in the school (occurring over several weeks).  

* At least ⅔ of the hours in the cooperating teacher’s classroom (other hours may be spent visiting other classes, attending PLC/department/faculty meetings, or visiting other school locations, with appropriate permission).

Student Expectations:

* Acts professionally at all times.

* Interacts positively with students and staff.

* Seeks out opportunities to learn and participate actively.

* Leads a class period/activity (if possible).

* Reviews whole class performance on one major assessment (project, essay, paragraph, quiz, test, lab, proof).  Photocopies 3 different students’ work on that assessment (with names removed).

* Seeks feedback from cooperating teacher.

Host Teacher Involvement:

*Plans a schedule with Hamline visitor and reviews expectations.

* Introduces Hamline visitor to students and staff and makes him or her feel welcome.

* Allows for and encourages appropriate interaction with students.

* Allows Hamline student to lead one or more class periods or activities (if possible). 

* Assists Hamline student in reviewing class performance on one (or more) major assessment, collecting 3 photocopies of different students’ work on that assessment (with names removed).

* Provides helpful feedback throughout the experience.

* Completes a formal evaluation at end of experience

 Complete a final online evaluation of the teacher candidate’s contributions to your classroom environment.


Hamline Supervision:

No direct supervision from Hamline. Professor may make a brief classroom visit.


Will be sent at the end of the semester.

Hamline Contact:

Sarah Hick (shick01@hamline.edu; 651-523-2761)

Dana Coleman

Office of Clinical Experience

Hamline University

School of Education