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Prac Mentor Teacher Guide | Preservice Supervisor Help


Electronic download

File Type: PDF

Number of pages: 34

File size: 20 MB

*Ā Compressed Zip File

This is the ultimate guide to having and mentoring a prac student in your classroom. Whether it is your first preservice teacher or 10th, you will find so many handy, time saving resources inside to make the most of being a mentor teacher.

Over the years, we have been asked by teachers to create this resource over and over again! It is finally here…

This guide is designed especially for busy teachers who are taking on a university student on practicum.

It includes a range of helpful forms and checklists, as well as loads of tips we have learned over the years supervising pre-service teachers ourselves!

It will help you with everything you need to know for a successful experience with your prac student.



  • Welcome letter
  • How to be an awesome Mentor
  • First time hosting a prac student guide
  • Getting started checklist
  • Graduate teacher standards
  • Initial meeting checklist
  • List of things you need to provide
  • Setting expectations
  • Lesson planning expectations checklist
  • Classroom management expectations
  • How to release control
  • Providing quality feedback
  • Time management tips
  • What to do when things arenā€™t going to planā€¦
  • Common Q&A
  • Lesson feedback forms x4
  • Notes page



  • Class profile template
  • Lesson plan checklist
  • Lesson reflection checklist


Finally, congratulations and thank you! Having a practicum student is a gift that you are giving to the education community.


You might also be interested in suggesting our Prac Planner to your student!


We are passionate about helping teachers at Rainbow Sky Creations. We hope that this package helps you as a mentor teacher!

Thanks for visiting!



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Additional information

Grade Level

Pre-primary, Kindergarten, Year 1 – 2, Year 3 – 4, Year 5 – 6

Resource Types

Teacher Guide, Worksheets / Printables

Teacher Resources

Pre-Service Teachers