Being an Effective Mentor: How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed / Edition 2

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $7.00
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 81%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (10) from $7.00   
  • New (7) from $22.17   
  • Used (3) from $7.00   

Overview

This updated edition provides information on stages of teacher development, professional growth, assessment of student work, mentors within teacher induction programs, and components of successful mentoring initiatives.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

The Bookwatch
"From establishing a new career path as a mentor to revitalizing an existing one, this book covers many basics and is a fine survey for any college-level education collection. "
Kathryn Carlson
"This is the book I have been looking for to help us grow our fledgling mentorship program. Dr. Jonson has answered all our questions, from how to select and support good mentors to how to evaluate the program’s effectiveness. Her book is filled with sound research-based ideas that we can—and will—implement tomorrow! "
Kristine Parker
"Dr. Jonson’s book provides practical ideas for every mentor of new teachers. She gives concrete examples of how, when, and what to do to ensure that new teachers receive appropriate guidance in order to increase student achievement. "
Susan Gold
"All educators, administrators, and classrooms will benefit from reading Kathleen Jonson’s excellent handbook for mentor teachers. Readable, well-organized, and thorough, it contains everything a mentor teacher needs to know to establish a successful partnership with a beginning teacher. "
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412940627
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 4/17/2008
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 810,021
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

In her 40 years as an educator, Kathleen Feeney Jonson, Professor Emeritus, has been a teacher, taught director of staff development, principal, director of curriculum and instruction, and university faculty. She conducted numerous workshops for teachers and administrators on such topics as reading comprehension strategies, writing process, portfolio assessment, peer coaching, and beginning teacher assistance programs. Until her retirement in summer 2009, Jonson was professor of education and coordinator of the Master in Arts in Teaching Reading programat the University of San Francisco's School of Education. She published three books with Corwin Press, including The New Elementary Teacher's Handbook (1st edition 1997, 2nd edition 2001), Being an Effective Mentor: How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed (1st edition 2002, 2nd edition 2007), and 60 Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension in Grades K–8 (2006).

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Part I. Setting the Stage for the Teacher-Mentor
1. Passing the Torch
2. Set up for Success
3. Remembering the First Days
4. Beyond Survival
5. Moving Toward Professionalism
Part II. Effective Strategies for the Good Mentor
6. Working as a Partner With the Adult Learner
7. Stages in Teacher Development
8. Practical Strategies for Assisting New Teachers
9. Overcoming Obstacles and Reaping the Rewards
Part III. Putting It All Together
Month-by-Month Mentoring Activities
Year-at-a-Glance Checklist
Appendix A: First-Day Checklist
Appendix B: Mentor-Mentee Action Plans
Appendix C: Supervisory Beliefs Inventory
References
Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)