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CoTeachingExpectationsandAgreements

Names:LaurenDaus&JoseOrtiz GuidingTeacher,placement2:KimMerino,UCLACS

Expectations
1.Whatareyouhopingtogainfromthisstudentteachingplacement?

Wehopeto:gainacriticalperspectiveofhowtoteachmiddleschoolstudentsandsupportthem
intheirtransitionintohighschoollearnnewstrategiesandroutineswecanimplementinthe
classroomfromourguidingteacherandotherteachersattheschoolsitebuildstrong
relationshipswiththestudents,staff,andfacultyintheshortamountoftimewehavecollaborate
withotherstudentteacherstoensureinterdisciplinarylearning/teaching

2.Whatsupportdoyouwantfromyourguidingteacher?Whatquestionsdoyouhavesofarfor
yourguidingteacher?

Wewouldlikeconstructivecriticismonourteachingpedagogycriticalandhelpfulfeedbackon
ourlessonplansanopenlineofcommunicationtodialogueaboutwhatwearedoingwelland
whatwecouldimproveon

Questions:
Howwasyourprocessinestablishingclassroomstructure?

3.Whatdoesyourguidingteacherexpectfromyou?Howcanyousupporttheworkthatis
alreadygoingoninyourguidingteachersclassroom?

Ms.Merinoexpectsustocontinuethevitalstrategiesandroutinessheuseswiththestudentsto
sustaintheclassroomstructure,culture,andcommunitybeontimeandreadytoteachand
learnfromthestudentsmeetwithheraccordinglytodialoguenecessaryactionsandbuild
communitytogetherfacilitateourlessonplansandmakesureeveryadultintheroomhasarole
incontributingtothelearningspace

Agreements
4.Whatdoyouneedfromoneanotherascoteachers?Howcanyousupportoneanother?

Weneedtocollaborativelycreateunitandlessonplanskeepanopenlineofcommunicationto
makesureeverythingrunsassmoothlyaspossibleandtokeepeachotherupdatedwithwhatis
goingonbeopentocriticalfeedbackandtodialogueaboutwhatwedidwellandwhatwecould
improveoninourteachingholdeachotheraccountabletoourassignedtasksupdateeach
otheronhowourstudentsaredoingrememberandremindeachotherofourpurposeassocial
justiceeducatorsandthatwearehuman!

5.Whatagreementscanyoumakeforhowyouwillworktogether?Whenwillyoumeettowork
onlessonplansandotherassignmentsassociatedwith330?Howwillyoucommunicate?
Designatearegularcheckintime/processforbringingupanyissuesthatmayarise.

Wewillcollaborateonlessonplansandutilizeourknowledge/skillsinourexpertareasmeetin
persontoworkonlessonplanstoensureeffectivepedagogyshareresourcesandhelpeach
otherdoresearchwhenneeded.

Wewillmeettoworkonlessonplansafterteachingclassorondayswhenwedonotteach
(specificallybeforeWednesdays,sincethatiswhenourlessonplansaredue!).Wewill
communicatethroughphone(callortext),email,orinperson.

6.Howoften/whenwillyoumeetwithyourguidingteacher?Inthenextweek,makeitapointto
reviewthishandoutwithyourguidingteacher.

Wewillmeetwithourguidingteacheratleastonceaweek.Ifnecessary,wewilldesignate
personalcheckinmeetings.