Developing Mentoring And Coaching Relationships In Early Care And Education: A Reflective Approach

Paperback | December 22, 2012

byMarilyn Chu

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Developing Mentoring and Coaching Relationships in Early Care and Education is the ideal resource for anyone charged with guiding teachers as they encounter real world challenges in today’s early childhood programs and can turn to this practical new resource as they work with supervisors and teacher-leaders to achieve greater professional effectiveness while bridging the gap between the vision for quality and actual practice. The book is packed with helpful reflective questions, illustrative mentoring and coaching scenarios, and ready-to-implement planning tools. The focus is on encouraging reflection on current practices in order to achieve quality programs, meet teaching standards, and promote positive outcomes for children in these times of rising standards and, in many cases, lower levels of support.

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Developing Mentoring and Coaching Relationships in Early Care and Education is the ideal resource for anyone charged with guiding teachers as they encounter real world challenges in today’s early childhood programs and can turn to this practical new resource as they work with supervisors and teacher-leaders to achieve greater professi...

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To bridge the gap between the vision for quality and actual practice, this book is packed with helpful reflective questions, illustrative mentoring and coaching scenarios, and ready-to-use planning tools. With its focus on building a relationship with the mentee, and encouraging reflection on current practices in order to increase prog...

Marilyn Chu is an associate professor of early childhood education at Woodring College of Education, Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington. Her teaching, writing, and consultation work focuses on infant/toddler development, partnering with families, and mentoring, coaching and leadership development in early childhoo...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:December 22, 2012Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0132658232

ISBN - 13:9780132658232

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Table of Contents

Introduction

 

Section I: Relationship Based Professional Development

 

Chapter 1: Relationship Based Professional Learning

Chapter 2: Building Professional Development Relationships with Adults

Chapter 3: Communicating to Support Teacher Awareness

Chapter 4: Adult Learning and Planning for Teacher Development

 

 

Section II: Mentoring and Coaching for Inquiry, Reflection and Leadership

 

Chapter 5:  Readiness for Change and Learning through Inquiry

Chapter 6:  Coaching to Connect Curriculum, Assessment & Teaching

Chapter 7: Supervisors and Teacher-leaders as Mentors

Chapter 8: Mentoring and Leadership for Professional Development