Performance and Accountability in Today's Classroom: A Framework for Effective Mentoring

Performance and Accountability in Today's Classroom: A Framework for Effective Mentoring

by Kimberly T. Strike
     
 

ISBN-10: 1607093324

ISBN-13: 9781607093329

Pub. Date: 01/16/2010

Publisher: R&L Education

This is a consumable workbook for new teachers, or veteran teachers who may need instructional coaching. The first chapter includes an assessment instrument directly aligned to National Teacher Standards and requires the teacher to set goals, be attuned to accountability, self-report on a quarterly basis, and serve as a tool for discussion between a mentor and

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This is a consumable workbook for new teachers, or veteran teachers who may need instructional coaching. The first chapter includes an assessment instrument directly aligned to National Teacher Standards and requires the teacher to set goals, be attuned to accountability, self-report on a quarterly basis, and serve as a tool for discussion between a mentor and mentee. The remaining chapters may be covered in any order. The format allows teachers to read through pertinent, concise information on specific topics named important or challenging to new teachers. To apply the information, teacher activity/ies follow the information. Each chapter ends with reflective questions to be used in whole or part in discussion with one's mentor. The book is designed to carry a participant through a three-year mentor-mentee relationship.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607093329
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
01/16/2010
Pages:
130
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Foreward ix

Introduction xi

Chapter 1 Professional Goal Setting and Teacher Standards 1

Chapter 2 Understanding School Culture 9

Chapter 3 Mentor-Mentee Relationship 17

Chapter 4 Understanding the Instructional Cycle 29

Chapter 5 Organizing for the New School Year 39

Chapter 6 Classroom Management 47

Chapter 7 Monitoring Student Work 61

Chapter 8 Programs and Assemblies 67

Chapter 9 Conducting Observations 71

Chapter 10 Textbooks, Technologies, and Other Resources 75

Chapter 11 Handling the Difficult 81

Chapter 12 Standardized Testing and Using Assessment Results 89

Chapter 13 Teaching 95

Appendix A Year 2: Professional Goal Setting and Teacher Standards 105

Appendix B Year 3: Professional Goal Setting and Teacher Standards 113

References 123

About the Author 125

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