Mentoring In Action: A Month-by-month Curriculum For Mentors And Their New Teachers

Paperback | August 22, 2005

byCarol Pelletier Radford

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This one-of-a-kind resource walks new teachers and their mentors through a full year of exercises addressing everything from lesson planning to behavior management. Mentoring is one of the fastest-growing areas of teacher development. It is essential to teacher retention in an age of teacher shortages and teacher recruitment. It contains a month-by-month guide for both mentors and new teachers.  It includes numerous forms and practical tips for creating effective mentoring meetings for both the new teacher and the student teacher. The book outlines how to identify and discuss difficult issues as mentors and new teachers work together. It also includes essential classroom management and discipline ideas for beginners.

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This one-of-a-kind resource walks new teachers and their mentors through a full year of exercises addressing everything from lesson planning to behavior management. Mentoring is one of the fastest-growing areas of teacher development. It is essential to teacher retention in an age of teacher shortages and teacher recruitment. It contai...

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A one-of-a-kind resource to facilitate the mentoring process! Mentoring is one of the fastest-growing areas of teacher development. It is essential to teacher retention in an age of teacher shortages and teacher recruitment. Mentoring in Action walks mentors and their partners through a full school year of exercises addressing e...

Carol Pelletier Radford is the Program Director for a Transition to Teaching federal grant, which is located in the Center for University, School and Community Partnerships at the University of Massachusetts—Dartmouth. She received her Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1996 where she focused her studies on teacher professional dev...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 10.7 × 8.4 × 0.7 inPublished:August 22, 2005Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0205438989

ISBN - 13:9780205438983

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Table of Contents

Introduction: A Letter to the Readers

 

<_st23a_sn> Part <_st23a_sn> I. Inducting a New Teacher into the Teaching Profession: Year 1

 

Components of a High Quality Induction Program

What is Induction?

A Plan for Induction

Resources

Orientations

Mentoring

Professional Development

Evaluation

 

The Role of the Mentor

What Should a Mentor Strive for?

Expanding the One-to-One Model of Mentoring

Differentiated Mentoring

Five Principles For Effective Mentoring

Acknowledging Who You Are and What You Bring to The Mentoring Experience

Building A Relationship With New Teachers

Creating Opportunities for Quality Conversations

Participating in On-Going Reflection

Maintaining a Professional Community of Learners

 Mentoring In ACTION? What Does that Mean?

 Part II. Month By Month Mentoring: A Guide to Quality Discussions Between Mentors and New Teachers

 

Why Do We Need a Mentoring Curriculum?

 

A Month By Month Timeline for Mentoring 
            PLAN

            CONNECT

            ACT

            REFLECT

            SET GOALS