The Active Mentor: Practical Strategies for Supporting New Teachers

The Active Mentor: Practical Strategies for Supporting New Teachers

ISBN: 9781412980500
Publisher: Corwin
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2010-01-06
Number of pages: 160
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Connect with new teachers and help them thrive in the active classroom!

This resource demonstrates how to build active teacher mentoring programs that foster teacher retention and increase the effectiveness of new teachers. Stressing the importance of training new teachers to employ active classroom principles that ensure student engagement and achievement, the author provides strategies, anecdotes, and reflection questions that:

Discuss the role of professional development in promoting teacher effectiveness Emphasize the importance of creating a schoolwide climate for mentoring  Illustrate the critical role of mentors in providing teacher support Demonstrate the importance of building relationships with new teachers

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