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Troubleshooting Videos

Below are some brief, 1-2 minute videos that address areas of concern for Cooperating teachers participating in the mentorship process. Faculty and University Supervisors have developed some simple tools to help you troubleshoot solutions to these common situations.


Strengthening Communication

Dr. Chepina Rumsey offers suggestions on how to strengthen communication with your practicum student or student intern.


Supporting "Overachieving" Practicum Students/Interns

Erica Sponberg offers suggestions on how to support an “overachieving” practicum student or student intern.


Offering Effective Feedback

Hannah Kimball offers suggestions on how to offer effective feedback when working with your practicum student or student intern.


Supporting Students Struggling with Teaching

Julie Thiele offers suggestions on how to support your practicum student or student intern who is struggling with the teaching aspect of their field placement.


Supporting Students Struggling with Planning

Dr. Sherri Martinie offers suggestions and strategies on how to support a practicum student or student intern who is struggling with the planning aspect of their field placement.


Supporting Students Struggling with Classroom Management

Dr. Twyla Sprouse offers suggestions on how to support your practicum student or student intern who is struggling with the classroom management aspect of their field placement.


Dealing with Cooperating Teacher/Field Placement
Student Conflict

Dr. Vicki Sherbert offers suggestions on how to deal with conflict that arises as part of the cooperating teacher/field placement student relationship.