Becoming a High Performance Mentor

Author: James B. Rowley
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483361799
Format: PDF, Docs
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Used to successfully train thousands of teachers, the author's mentoring framework provides a developmental approach to the mentoring process that ensures personal and professional growth.

Mentoring Processes in Higher Education

Author: DeAnna M. Laverick
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319392174
Format: PDF
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This book portrays the various ways in which mentoring occurs in higher education. Targeting the stakeholders who benefit from mentoring, namely faculty, graduate and undergraduate students, and their professional colleagues, this book supports those who are involved in the mentoring process. It synthesizes the professional literature on mentoring and shares examples of effective practices that address the needs of mentors and their protégés. The book describes mutual benefits of mentoring, along with the characteristics of effective mentors and the ways in which they may support their protégés. The relationships discussed in Mentoring Processes in Higher Education surround mentoring new faculty; peer mentoring for professional development; mentoring through research, scholarship, and teaching opportunities; and mentoring through field experiences, athletics, and student organizations. The book shares the voices of mentors and their protégés as it illustrates how mentoring relationships form the basis for reflection, a transaction of ideas, and growth in knowledge and skills to ultimately advance the institution and field through a collaborative environment in which stakeholders thrive and are valued for their contributions. The cyclical effect of positive mentoring is illuminated through real-life examples that show how protégés eventually become mentors in a continual process of support.

Mentoring New Teachers

Author: Hal Portner
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280649
Format: PDF, ePub
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A comprehensive guide for developing successful mentors! In the latest edition of this bestseller, the author draws upon research, experience, and insights to provide an overview of essential mentoring behaviors. Packed with strategies, exercises, and resources, this book examines four critical mentoring functions and gives school leaders, mentors, and staff developers the tools to create a dynamic mentoring program or revitalize an existing one. Features and topics new to this edition include: Classroom observation methods and instruments Teacher mentor standards based on the NBPTS Core Propositions Approaches to mentoring the nontraditional new teacher A guide for careerlong professional development

High Performance Mentoring Participant s Notebook

Author: James B. Rowley
Publisher: Corwin
ISBN: 9780761975250
Format: PDF
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Helping beginning teachers "over the hump" of their first year is no easy job. It takes dedicated and well-trained mentors. High-Performance Mentoring helps experienced educators meet the unique challenges of mentoring first-year teachers. This Participant’s Notebook, used in conjunction with the training workshop, will help you fully explore the mentoring process.

Mentoring for School Quality

Author: Bruce S. Cooper
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475818017
Format: PDF, ePub
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This book will help educators/practitioners become better mentors, expand the dialogue on what makes a good mentor, and it will add new and critical insight into the literature. This book is contributed by a balance of scholars and practitioners and will be a timely contribution to the field as more educators seek out mentors in a time educational chaos.

Retaining New Teachers

Author: Bryan Harris
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416620613
Format: PDF
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K–12 schools in the United States are suffering from an epidemic of teacher attrition: nearly half of all new teachers leave the field within their first five years, and thousands of teaching positions across the country are going unfilled. What can school leaders do about this persistent turnover and the resulting loss of human potential? In this timely book, Bryan Harris describes the four broad supports that he says are crucial to helping early-career teachers succeed and stay in the profession: comprehensive induction programs, supportive administrators, skilled mentors, and helpful colleagues. He offers practical, research-based strategies to help leaders provide these supports and create a culture of collaboration across the school. The result is a school in which beginning teachers truly thrive as effective practitioners who see themselves successfully helping students learn more every day.

Mentoring in Action Guiding Sharing and Reflecting With Novice Teachers

Author: Carol Pelletier Radford
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506345131
Format: PDF, ePub
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The support you need for mindful mentoring and sustainable teacher success! Learn effective mentoring principles you can use as you guide novice teachers through their first years. This practical guide emphasizes a unique approach: mindful mentoring that aligns your mentoring conversations to teaching standards to more systematically prepare novice teachers for their teacher evaluation. You’ll learn how to: Plan mentoring conversations and observations Prevent teacher burnout by sharing social and emotional learning skills Integrate the updated INTASC Standards into mentoring conversations This updated edition provides a robust companion website featuring videos, downloadable forms, and a digital Mentor Planning Guide and Journal for reflection. Use with The First Years Matter, the companion guide for novice teachers!

Building Mentoring Capacity in Teacher Education

Author: John E. Henning
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351260103
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is an instructional guide for designing and implementing mentoring programs that support clinically-based teacher education. Veteran teacher educators John E. Henning, Dianne M. Gut, and Pam C. Beam outline a developmental approach for supporting mentees as they grow in their careers from teacher candidates to early-career teachers and teacher leaders. Mentors will learn how professional development occurs and how to create the conditions to foster and accelerate it. In Part I, chapters outline key components of the mentoring process, including strategies for engaging, coaching, co-teaching, and encouraging reflection. Part II demonstrates how those strategies can support mentees at different stages of their development. Included throughout are case studies, activities, and discussion questions to facilitate learning.

Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders

Author: Michelle D. Young
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317531906
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders brings together empirical research on leadership preparation and development to provide a comprehensive overview and synthesis of what we know about preparing school leaders today. With contributions from the field’s foremost scholars, this new edition investigates the methodological foundations of leadership preparation research, reviews the pedagogical and curricular features of preparation programs, and presents valuable insights into the demographic, economic, and political factors affecting school leaders. This volume both mirrors the first edition’s macro-level approach to leadership preparation and presents the most up-to-date research in the field. Updates to this edition cover recent state and federal government efforts to improve leadership in education, new challenges for the field, and significant gaps and critical questions for framing, researching, evaluating, and improving the education of school leaders. Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), this handbook is an essential resource for students and scholars of educational leadership, as well as practitioners, policymakers, and other educators interested in professional leadership. .