Mentoring in Action: A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Mentors and Their New Teachers / Edition 1by Carol Pelletier Radford
Pub. Date: 09/02/2005
This one-of-a-kind resource walks new teachers and their mentors through a full year of exercises addressing everything from lesson planning to behavior management. Mentoring is one of the fastest-growing areas of teacher development. It is essential to teacher retention in an age of teacher shortages and teacher recruitment. It contains a month-by-month guide for both mentors and new teachers. It includes numerous forms and practical tips for creating effective mentoring meetings for both the new teacher and the student teacher. The book outlines how to identify and discuss difficult issues as mentors and new teachers work together. It also includes essential classroom management and discipline ideas for beginners.
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Table of Contents
Introduction: A Letter to the Readers
Components of a High Quality Induction Program
What is Induction?
A Plan for Induction
The Role of the Mentor
What Should a Mentor Strive for?
Expanding the One-to-One Model of Mentoring
Five Principles For Effective Mentoring
Acknowledging Who You Are and What You Bring to The Mentoring Experience
Building A Relationship With New Teachers
Creating Opportunities for Quality Conversations
Participating in On-Going Reflection
Maintaining a Professional Community of Learners
Mentoring In ACTION? What Does that Mean?
Part II. Month By Month Mentoring: A Guide to Quality Discussions Between Mentors and New Teachers
Why Do We Need a Mentoring Curriculum?
A Month By Month Timeline for Mentoring
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