Mentoring Teachers Navigating the Real-World Tensions

ISBN-10: 0470874120
ISBN-13: 9780470874127
Edition: 2012
List price: $16.99
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Description: A useful guide for mentors as they face new and difficult challenges in their work New teachers often struggle to put their knowledge together in real-world settings and the idea of mentoring these teachers during their first years in the classroom  More...

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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/20/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.506
Language: English

A useful guide for mentors as they face new and difficult challenges in their work New teachers often struggle to put their knowledge together in real-world settings and the idea of mentoring these teachers during their first years in the classroom has captured the imagination of schools all over the world. This much-needed book is from the New Teacher Center, an organization whose mentor training model is the most widely known in the nation. Drawn from the experiences over the last twenty years of the New Teacher Center, the book illuminates the subtleties and struggles of becoming a good and effective mentor. It includes the five big tensions of mentoring: developing a new identity; developing trusting relationships; accelerating teacher growth, mentoring in challenging contexts, and learning leadership skills. Outlines the most common challenges when acting as a mentor A wonderful guide for both new and veteran mentors Includes first-hand narratives written by mentors working in a variety of situations Since 1998, the New Teacher Center has served over 50,000 teachers and 7,000 mentors.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
The Tensions of Mentoring
Building a New Identity
Developing Trusting Relationships
Accelerating Teacher Development
Mentoring in Challenging Contexts
Learning Leadership Skills
Stories of Mentoring
The Waiting Place
Fired, Hired, and Inspired
Finding a Way
Savior, Friend, Mentor
Conclusion: What Can We Learn?
Appendix: Mentor Prompts
Index

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