Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Guide to Reflection and Action
  • Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Guide to Reflection and Action
  • Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Guide to Reflection and Action

Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Guide to Reflection and Action

by James B Rowley
     
 

Used to successfully train thousands of teachers, the author's mentoring framework provides a developmental approach to the mentoring process that ensures personal and professional growth.

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Overview

Used to successfully train thousands of teachers, the author's mentoring framework provides a developmental approach to the mentoring process that ensures personal and professional growth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412917674
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
881,416
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Introduction
Many Right Ways
Depends on What?
A Framework for Reflection and Self-Assessment
2. Mentoring
Low- to High-Performance Mentoring
Quality Mentoring as Quality Conversation
Good Mentoring as Good Teaching
Mentoring as Pathway to Personal Growth
The Development of the Mentoring Relationship
Questions for Reflection on Mentoring
3. Committing
Commitment and Influence
Causes of Low Mentor Commitment
Low Mentee Commitment
Commitment Indicators
Questions for Reflection on Committing
4. Accepting
The Challenge of Acceptance
Relationship of Acceptance and Understanding
Acceptance Indicators
Questions for Reflection on Accepting
5. Communicating
A Conversation Revisited
Developmental Mentoring
Beliefs Influence Practice
The Mentor Teacher Beliefs Inventory
From Theory to Practice
To Guide or Not to Guide
Communication Indicators
Questions for Reflection on Communicating
6. Coaching
Relationship of Mentoring to Coaching
Cognitive Coaching
Coaching for Confidence and Competence
Coaching as Cognitive Apprenticeship
The Role of Observation in Coaching
Coaching Indicators
Questions for Reflection on Coaching
7. Learning
Embracing New Ideas
Open to New Behaviors
Formal and Informal Teacher Learning
A Framework for Teacher Learning
Learning Indicators
Questions for Reflection on Learning
8. Inspiring
Personal Reflections on Inspiration
Inspiration Indicators
Questions for Reflection on Inspiring
References
Index

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