Mentors in the Making: Developing New Leaders for New Teachers / Edition 1

Mentors in the Making: Developing New Leaders for New Teachers / Edition 1

by Betty Achinstein, Steven Z. Athanases

ISBN-10: 0807746355

ISBN-13: 9780807746356

Pub. Date: 12/22/2005

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Product Details

Teachers College Press
Publication date:
Series on School Reform
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : new visions for mentoring new teachers1
1Mentor's knowledge of formative assessment : guiding new teachers to look closely at individaul students23
2Mentors' knowledge of equity and diversity : maintaining a bifocal perspective on new teachers and their students38
3Making equity explicit : a professional development model for new teacher mentors55
4What's in a conversation? : mentoring stances in coaching conferences and how they matter69
5Adopt, adapt, invent : induction leaders designing mentor curriculum83
6The exploratorium leadership program in science education : inquiry into discipline-specific teacher induction96
7Curriculum to support mentor development : lessons from field-tested practices109
8Confronting the challenging working conditions of new teachers : what mentors and induction programs can do125
9Mentors' organizational and political literacy in negotiating induction contexts136
10Mentors as induction leaders : solving organizational challenges to develop effective mentor programs151
11Designing mentoring programs to transform school cultures165
Conclusion : toward effective mentoring : future directions for theory and practice177

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