Field stripping a pistol is very important to keep it properly clean, and insure all the moving parts are in good working order. This should be done as part of the regular maintenance. Before getting started please remember to be safe, always keep the firearm pointed in a safe direction even if it is unloaded. Always wear safety glasses when performing this kind of work. Did you use this instructable in your classroom? Add a Teacher Note to share how you incorporated it into your lesson.
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I would recommend cleaning it after each 3, rounds fired through the gun. My gun went through 5, rounds before I had a failure due to the pin being dirty. Reassembly — Slide spring into slot of plastic insert. Be careful not to tip it or the retainer pin may come out when you are depressing the firing pin. Orientation of the cleaned assembly with the slide.