Mentoring Novice Teachers / Edition 2

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Overview

This updated resource helps mentors develop skills for guiding new teachers and offers reflections, discussion prompts, and role plays to promote effective interactions between mentors and beginning teachers.

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Editorial Reviews

Hal Portner
"Thorough, comprehensive, and well thought-out. The author provides an important addition to the growing number of publications about mentoring, focusing on the content of mentor training and development. I like the way content is conveyed in a constructivist mode through the means of group dialogue, while at the same time allowing for individual reflection. "
Charlotte Danielson
"This practical and comprehensive guide to the complex work of new teacher mentoring is a real contribution to the field. "
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412936712
  • Publisher: Corwin Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/2006
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 182
  • Product dimensions: 0.39 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 11.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Debra Eckerman Pitton is an Associate Professor of Education at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN, where she teaches middle school and secondary methods courses, and supervises student teachers. In addition, she conducts mentor training workshops for school districts across the country, and regularly presents at conferences. She has taught language arts at the middle school and high school levels, and interpersonal and group communication at the community college level. She has also served as assistant superintendent for curriculum and learning.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
1. Defining the Mentoring Relationship
What Is a Mentor?
Why We Need Mentors
Why We Need Mentor Training
Why Be a Mentor?
A Personal Vision of Teaching
Roles in Mentoring
2. The Heart of Mentoring: Trust and Open Communication
Building Trust
Open Communication
Building a Mentoring Relationship With an Experienced Colleague
3. Understanding the Needs of the Novice Teacher
Dealing With a Range of Needs
4. Addressing the Novice Teacher’s Specific Needs
The Need for an Action Plan and Resources
The Need for Honesty
What Student Teachers Need
5. The Mentor’s Lens
Viewing Teaching and Learning Through a Lens
6. The Conferencing Cycle
The Pre-Observation Conference
The Observation
The Post-Observation Conference
7. Data-Gathering Techniques and Tools
Qualitative Versus Quantitative Data
Scripting
Proximity Analysis
Verbal Flow
Numeric Data
Video- and Audiotaping
8. Evaluating the Mentoring Experience
Program Evaluation
Evaluation for Personal Growth: Mentors
Evaluation for Personal Growth: The Novice Teacher
Resource A: Mentoring Projects
Project: Novice Teacher Resource Book
Project: Formative Action Plan
Project: Sharing Your Expertise
Project: Reflections
Project: E-Mentoring and Electronic Discussions
Resource B: Role-Plays
Scenarios
Additional Mentor/Mentee Situations
Resource C: How to Use This Text: A Guide for Individuals and Facilitators
Facilitator's Guide to Setting Up a Workshop
Workshop Sessions
Resource D: Web Sites for Mentors
Bibliography
Index

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