Mentoring New Special Education Teachers: A Guide for Mentors and Program Developers / Edition 1

Mentoring New Special Education Teachers: A Guide for Mentors and Program Developers / Edition 1

by Mary Lou Duffy, James W. Forgan
     
 

This field-tested guide provides everything you need to effectively support and mentor your special education teachers, increase their job satisfaction, and keep your retention rates high!See more details below

Overview

This field-tested guide provides everything you need to effectively support and mentor your special education teachers, increase their job satisfaction, and keep your retention rates high!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761931348
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Series:
1-Off Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Overview Acknowledgments About the Authors
1. New Special Education Teachers Vignette Who Are New Special Education Teachers?
Where They Come From What New Special Education Teachers Need Supports ESE Mentors Can Provide Mentees Fears and Anxieties of New Teachers School Administrator's Role Assignment of New Teachers What If?
References
2. Supports for Special Education Teachers Vignette Uniqueness of Special Education Special Education Processes Professional Issues What If?
References
3. Designing Mentoring Programs Vignette Critical Elements for Designing Effective Mentoring Programs Roles and Responsibilities of the Mentor and Mentee Roles and Responsibilities of the School Administrator Mentor Selection Mentor Training E-Mentoring Mentoring Activities Calendar Action Planning Funding Mentoring Programs What If?
Online Resources for Designing Mentoring Programs References
4. Becoming a Mentor Vignette Who Should Be a Mentor?
What Do Mentors Do?
What Do Mentors Do When the Mentoring Relationship Isn't Working?
What Do Mentors Gain From the Experience?
What If?
References
5. Effective Communication Skills Vignette Effective Communication Skills Observing and Coaching Teaming: Working With Others Effectively Problem Solving What If?
References
6. Learning About Adult Learners Vignette Working With Adults Adult Learning Theory Styles of Learning/Personality Types What If?
References Resource A: Action Plans Resource B: CEC Standards and Mentoring Resources Resource C: Professional Resources Resource D: Mentor Workshop Resource E: Timeline for Mentoring Activities Index

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