The Active Mentor: Practical Strategies for Supporting New Teachers
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The Active Mentor: Practical Strategies for Supporting New Teachers

by Ronald J. (Justin) Nash
     
 

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ISBN-10: 141298050X

ISBN-13: 9781412980500

Pub. Date: 01/12/2010

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Connect with new teachers and help them thrive in the active classroom!

This resource demonstrates how to build active teacher mentoring programs that foster teacher retention and increase the effectiveness of new teachers. Stressing the importance of training new teachers to employ active classroom principles that ensure student engagement and achievement, the

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Connect with new teachers and help them thrive in the active classroom!

This resource demonstrates how to build active teacher mentoring programs that foster teacher retention and increase the effectiveness of new teachers. Stressing the importance of training new teachers to employ active classroom principles that ensure student engagement and achievement, the author provides strategies, anecdotes, and reflection questions that:

  • Discuss the role of professional development in promoting teacher effectiveness
  • Emphasize the importance of creating a schoolwide climate for mentoring
  • Illustrate the critical role of mentors in providing teacher support
  • Demonstrate the importance of building relationships with new teachers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412980500
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/12/2010
Pages:
126
Sales rank:
547,255
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Kay Burke
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Prologue
Introduction
1. The Need for Heroes
2. The Need for Speed
3. Clarity and Substance
4. Ramping Up Relationships
5. A Place for Everything
6. Everything in Its Place
7. When Good Gets Better
8. Perspiration and Inspiration
Epilogue
Appendix: Support From an Extended Family
References
Index

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