Mentoring in Action: A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Mentors and Their New Teachers / Edition 1

Mentoring in Action: A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Mentors and Their New Teachers / Edition 1

by Carol Pelletier Radford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205438989

ISBN-13: 9780205438983

Pub. Date: 09/02/2005

Publisher: Pearson

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…  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205438983
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/02/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,343,607
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: A Letter to the Readers

Part I. Inducting a New Teacher into the Teaching Profession: Year 1

Components of a High Quality Induction Program

What is Induction?

A Plan for Induction

Resources

Orientations

Mentoring

Professional Development

Evaluation

The Role of the Mentor

What Should a Mentor Strive for?

Expanding the One-to-One Model of Mentoring

Differentiated 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
PLAN

CONNECT

ACT

REFLECT

SET GOALS

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