Teachers As Mentors: Models for Promoting Achievement with Disadvantaged and Underrepresented Students by Creating Community

Teachers As Mentors: Models for Promoting Achievement with Disadvantaged and Underrepresented Students by Creating Community

by Aram Ayalon, Deborah W. Meier
     
 

"Teachers who want to become mentors are given specific suggestions for creating close, nurturing relationships through a range of structure, strategies, and resources. The book is accessible, descriptive, and liberatory—giving hope through grassroots examples that teachers who commit to student-centered discourse and action can create the conditions needed

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"Teachers who want to become mentors are given specific suggestions for creating close, nurturing relationships through a range of structure, strategies, and resources. The book is accessible, descriptive, and liberatory—giving hope through grassroots examples that teachers who commit to student-centered discourse and action can create the conditions needed for sustainable mentoring environments."?Carol A. Mullen, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, former editor of Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579223106
Publisher:
Stylus Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Pages:
166
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword—Deborah W. Meier
Introduction

Part I. Establishing Nurturing Schools
1) Youth at Risk and Student Dropout
2) Caring Schools
3) Mentoring and Teacher-Student Relationship
4) Schools With Teachers as Youth Mentors

Part II. A Mentoring classes
5) Kedma’s Mentoring Class
6) Fenway’s Advisory Class
Summary and Synthesis

Part III. Individual Teacher-Student Relationships
7) Mentor-Student Relationship at Kedma
8) Advisor-Student Relationship at Fenway
Summary and Synthesis

Part IV. Mentor Support System
9) Kedma’s Mentor Support System
10) Fenway’s Advisory Support System
Summary and Synthesis

Part V. Summary and Implications
11) Summary, Discussion, and Implications

Appendix

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