The Reflective Educator's Guide to Mentoring: Strengthening Practice Through Knowledge, Story, and Metaphor

The Reflective Educator's Guide to Mentoring: Strengthening Practice Through Knowledge, Story, and Metaphor

by Diane Yendol-Hoppey, Nancy Fichtman Dana
     
 

Mentors will discover strategies for meeting the diverse needs of their mentor/mentee relationships, developing useful mentoring tools, and continuing to learn and grow professionally.See more details below

Overview

Mentors will discover strategies for meeting the diverse needs of their mentor/mentee relationships, developing useful mentoring tools, and continuing to learn and grow professionally.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412938624
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
01/09/2007
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jeffrey Glanz
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
1. Reflecting On Your Mentoring Practice: The Story of My Mother’s Gravy
Why Is Mentoring So Important?
How Do You Enhance Your Mentoring Skills?
Why Is It Important to Be Reflective About One’s Mentoring?
Chapter 1 Exercises
2. Exploring the Complexity of Mentoring: What it Takes to Be an Effective Mentor
Creating an Educative Mentoring Context
Guiding a Mentee’s Professional Knowledge Development
Nurturing the Development of a Mentee’s Professional Dispositions
Summary
Chapter 2 Exercises
3. Mentor as Story Weaver: The Case of Darby With Darby Claire Delane
The Mentor
The Mentee
The Context
The Metaphor: A Story Weaver
A Glimpse of Darby, Esteban, and the Story Weaver Metaphor in Action
Summary
For Discussion
4. Mentor as Jigsaw Puzzle Enthusiast: The Case of Kevin With Kevin Berry
The Mentor
The Mentee
The Context
The Metaphor: A Jigsaw Puzzle Enthusiast
A Glimpse of Kevin, Tina, and the Jigsaw Puzzle Enthusiast Metaphor in Action
A Glimpse of Kevin, Joseph, and the Jigsaw Puzzle Enthusiast Metaphor in Action
A Glimpse of Kevin, Margaret, and the Jigsaw Puzzle Enthusiast Metaphor in Action
A Glimpse of Kevin, Crystal, and the Jigsaw Puzzle Enthusiast Metaphor in Action
Summary
5. Mentor as Tailor: The Case of Robin With Jennifer Jacobs
The Mentor
The Mentee
The Context
The Metaphor: A Tailor
A Glimpse of Robin, Diane, and the Tailor Metaphor in Action
Summary
For Discussion
6. Mentor as Coach: The Case of Tracy With Tracy Norman
The Mentor
The Mentee
The Context
The Metaphor: A Coach
A Glimpse of Tracy, Jen, and the Coach Metaphor in Action
Summary
For Discussion
7. Mentor as Mirror: The Case of Claudia
The Mentor
The Mentee
The Context
The Metaphor: A Mirror
A Glimpse of Claudia, Julia, and the Mirror Metaphor in Action
For Discussion
8. Mentor as Interior Designer: The Case of Paige With Angela Gregory
The Mentor
The Mentee
The Context
The Metaphor: An Interior Designer
A Glimpse of Paige, Yolanda, and the Interior Design Metaphor in Action
Summary
For Discusson
9. Mentor as Real Estate Agent: The Case of Wesley
The Mentor
The Mentees
The Context
The Metaphor: A Real Estate Agent
A Glimpse of Wesley, His Mentees, and the Real Estate Agent Metaphor in Action
Summary
For Discussion
10. Reflecting on a Mentoring Practice: The Story of the Artist
Building a Mentor’s Pedagogical Toolbox
How You Continue Learning and Growing as a Mentor
Chapter 10 Exercises
References
Index

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