Mentoring Programs for New Teachers

Mentoring Programs for New Teachers

'Mentoring Programs for New Teachers' describes different models of mentoring, and gets the reader thinking about professional support and development that will affect hiring, orientation, and teacher effectiveness, as well as staff morale.

Author: Susan Villani

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 0761978690

Category: Education

Page: 244

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'Mentoring Programs for New Teachers' describes different models of mentoring, and gets the reader thinking about professional support and development that will affect hiring, orientation, and teacher effectiveness, as well as staff morale.
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Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers

Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers

This updated edition presents 18 successful real-world programs, 5 factors for developing a comprehensive mentoring initiative, and new material for mentoring special education, math, and science teachers.

Author: Susan Villani

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452212814

Category: Education

Page: 240

View: 922

This updated edition presents 18 successful real-world programs, 5 factors for developing a comprehensive mentoring initiative, and new material for mentoring special education, math, and science teachers.
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Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers

Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers

This updated edition presents 18 successful real-world programs, 5 factors for developing a comprehensive mentoring initiative, and new material for mentoring special education, math, and science teachers.

Author: Susan Villani

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412966132

Category: Education

Page: 223

View: 261

This updated edition presents 18 successful real-world programs, 5 factors for developing a comprehensive mentoring initiative, and new material for mentoring special education, math, and science teachers.
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Mentoring Teachers

Mentoring Teachers

This book should be read not only by teachers and mentors but also by administrators, policy makers, and legislators." —Anna E. Richert, professor, Mills School of Education; director, Mills Teacher Scholars

Author: Ann Lieberman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118138939

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 800

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Mentoring New Teachers

Mentoring New Teachers

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 ...

Author: Hal Portner

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 1412960096

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 892

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
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Mentoring and Induction Programs That Support New Principals

Mentoring and Induction Programs That Support New Principals

This text offers a close examination of the state of principalship and the needs of new principals, as well as a detailed compilation of principal mentoring and induction programs throughout the United States.

Author: Susan Villani

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 0761931465

Category: Education

Page: 298

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A well-prepared new principal is essential to the success of an entire school. So why is it one of the least supported positions in the building? The author addresses the key question of how well new principals are prepared and supported. This is an ideal resource for developing a mentoring or induction program for principals, or for enhancing existing programs. This text offers a close examination of the state of principalship and the needs of new principals, as well as a detailed compilation of principal mentoring and induction programs throughout the United States.
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Mentoring New Teachers Through Collaborative Coaching

Mentoring New Teachers Through Collaborative Coaching

The materials in this guide supplement and expand upon the companion book, "Mentoring New Teachers Through Collaborative Coaching: Linking Student and Teacher Learning."

Author: Kathy Dunne

Publisher: Wested

ISBN: 091440931X

Category: Education

Page: 300

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Designed for professional developers who work with mentors, the Facilitation and Training Guide can be used to recreate or customize the comprehensive mentoring program developed by WestEd's Kathy Dunne and Susan Villani. Activities are organized at two levels: (1) for working directly with mentor teachers and (2) for helping professional developers design their own mentor training programs. Each step-by-step activity includes a statement of purpose, facilitator notes, and all necessary handouts and overheads. In addition to the hardcopy binder materials, a CD-ROM holds all customizable handouts and agendas as well as complete PowerPoint presentations. The materials in this guide supplement and expand upon the companion book,Mentoring New Teachers Through Collaborative Coaching: Linking Student and Teacher Learning.
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Leading the Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program

Leading the Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program

Extensively revised to include the latest research, this second edition: Presents step-by-step directions for each part of the program development and implementation process Links induction and mentoring to districtwide goals for improved ...

Author: Barry W. Sweeny

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781452293806

Category: Education

Page: 296

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Use these step-by-step strategies to develop and implement a proven program that links to districtwide goals and results in highly qualified teachers and increased student achievement.
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Making Sense of the Zero Effect of Comprehensive Teacher Induction Programs

Making Sense of the  Zero Effect  of Comprehensive Teacher Induction Programs

Teachers new to the profession may face various challenges and struggle with pedagogy and classroom management.

Author: Yihua Hong

Publisher:

ISBN: OCLC:1066518675

Category:

Page: 11

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Teachers new to the profession may face various challenges and struggle with pedagogy and classroom management. They tend to be less effective in boosting student learning than their more experienced colleagues (Murnane & Phillips, 1981; Raymond, Fletcher, & Luque, 2001; Rivkin, Hanusheck, & Kain, 2001). Since the early 1980s, there has been an increasing recognition of the importance of providing induction support in forms of mentoring programs, workshops, orientation seminars, collaboration opportunities, and other support systems to new teachers in their initial years of teaching (Furtwengler, 1995). At the present time, 27 states require some forms of induction or mentoring support for new teachers, 22 states mandate completion of or participation in an induction program for advanced teaching certification, and 17 states provide dedicated funding for teacher induction. While the general goal of teacher induction is to transform a student of teaching into a competent teacher of students, many evaluations in the past have focused on program impacts on novice teacher retention and professional well-being. Only a few studies have attended to instructional improvement as outcomes (see reviews by Ingersoll & Strong, 2011; Strong, 2009; Wang, Odell, & Schwille, 2008). Most studies (Davis & Higdon, 2008; Evertson & Smithey, 2000; Stanulis & Floden, 2009; Thompson, Paek, Goe, & Ponte, 2004) have suggested that more intensive mentoring and support from university-trained mentors might be associated with a higher rate of using effective instructional practices among new teachers. Yet one study (Roehrig, Bohn, Turner, & Pressley, 2008) reported that new teachers regardless of induction intensity declined in their use of effective teaching practices over the first year. These evaluations have been mostly non-experimental or quasi-experimental with a relatively small sample size. In contrast, a large-scale randomized study funded by the U.S. Department of Education and conducted by a research team from Mathematica Policy Research (Glazerman et. al, 2010) compared two prominent Comprehensive Teacher Induction (CTI) programs with standard district or school support for more than one thousand new teachers. Although teachers in the treatment group experienced more intensive, structured, and sequenced mentoring activities from trained external mentors, they exhibited surprisingly similar teaching practices as those in the control group in the spring of the first year such that a zero effect of the CTI programs was concluded. Reanalyzing data from the comprehensive teacher induction study, the authors aimed to unpack the zero effect of the CTI programs on teaching practices by closely examining the content and activities of mentoring as potential mediators of the induction program effects on teaching practices. The content of mentoring includes teaching planning and preparation, management of classroom environment, instructional content and pedagogy, and professional responsibilities. Key activities for mentees include keeping record and analysis of teaching and student learning, working with a study group of teachers, observing other teachers' teaching, and meeting with local instructional leaders. The following questions were asked: (1) Did treatment teachers and control teachers have different experiences with mentoring content and activities? (2) Did the differences in mentoring experiences mediate the program effect on teaching practices? (3) Was receiving mentoring from external mentors in the CTI programs as effective as receiving mentoring from home-based mentors under the control condition? Preliminary analysis indicated that treatment teachers and control teachers had different experiences with mentoring content and activities. Clearly, beginning teachers assigned to the CTI programs tend to receive a higher dosage of induction content and a higher intensity of mentoring activities. Therefore, we can rule out the second explanation for the zero effect of the CTI programs given that the treatment teachers displayed an equal or higher rate of participation than did the control teachers. The authors did note that a higher level of participation rate in the treatment group apparently did not lead to superiority in teaching practices in comparison with the control group. One would wonder, had the treatment teachers participated in the CTI programs at a lower rate that becomes equal to the control teachers' participation rate in their local induction programs, whether the teaching practices of the treatment group would become inferior to that of the control group. Tables are appended.
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Are You Sure You re the Principal

Are You Sure You re the Principal

The second edition of Are You Sure You're the Principal? helps school leaders build upon these authentic leadership qualities by combining practical advice and theoretical insight with a no-nonsense approach and reflective strategies to ...

Author: Susan Villani

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781412958158

Category: Education

Page: 125

View: 424

Updated for new and experienced principals, this resource provides personal stories, practical advice, a new chapter on career fulfillment, and study guides for professional development.
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Mentoring New Special Education Teachers

Mentoring New Special Education Teachers

This field-tested guide provides everything you need to effectively support and mentor your special education teachers, increase their job satisfaction, and keep your retention rates high!

Author: Mary Lou Duffy

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761931348

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 821

This field-tested guide provides everything you need to effectively support and mentor your special education teachers, increase their job satisfaction, and keep your retention rates high!
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Mentoring Teachers

Mentoring Teachers

This book should be read not only by teachers and mentors but also by administrators, policy makers, and legislators." —Anna E. Richert, professor, Mills School of Education; director, Mills Teacher Scholars

Author: Ann Lieberman

Publisher: Jossey-Bass

ISBN: 1118138937

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 844

A useful guide for teacher mentors as they face new and difficult challenges in their work New teachers often struggle to apply their knowledge 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. Drawn from the experiences over the last twenty years of the New Teacher Center, the book illuminates the subtleties and struggles of becoming an excellent, effective mentor. The book discusses the five big tensions of mentoring: developing a new identity, developing trusting relationships, accelerating teacher growth, mentoring in challenging contexts, and learning leadership skills. Describes in-depth the most common challenges of the mentor role A wonderful guide for both new and veteran mentors Includes engaging firsthand narratives written by mentors working in a variety of settings This book is from the New Teacher Center, an organization whose highly respected mentor training model has served over 50,000 teachers nationwide. The New Teacher Center is dedicated to improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders through comprehensive mentoring and professional development programs.
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Mentoring in Action Guiding Sharing and Reflecting With Novice Teachers

Mentoring in Action  Guiding  Sharing  and Reflecting With Novice Teachers

This book provides a roadmap for individual teacher-mentors or those in charge of mentoring programs. Everyone in a position of leadership should read and use this book.

Author: Carol Pelletier Radford

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781506345123

Category: Education

Page: 312

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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!
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Making Mentoring Work

Making Mentoring Work

Villar, Anthony and Michael Strong, “Is Mentoring Worth the Money? A Benefit- Cost Analysis and Five-Year Rate of Return of a Comprehensive Mentoring Program for Beginning Teachers,” ERS Spectrum 25, no. 3 (2007): 1–17.

Author: Emily Davis

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781475804119

Category: Education

Page: 180

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Making Mentoring Work is a practical guide for school leaders interested in beginning or enhancing their mentoring programs for new teachers. Readers can use the mentoring program rubric to pre-assess their program and then choose the chapters that correspond to areas of growth.
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Instructional Supervision

Instructional Supervision

Effective teacher induction and mentoring: Assessing the evidence. New York, NY: Teachers College Press. Villani, P.E. (2009). Comprehensive mentoring programs for new teachers: Models of induction and support (2nd ed.).

Author: Sally J. Zepeda

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317233312

Category: Education

Page: 360

View: 295

This essential text for prospective school leaders enrolled in instructional supervision and evaluation courses provides the knowledge and practical tools to improve teacher effectiveness. Melding theory and practice, this book is a definitive guide to successful classroom observations, pre- and post-observation conferences, and approaches such as action research, peer coaching, and mentoring. The fourth edition of this text has been thoroughly updated to meet the needs of school leaders in today’s educational climate. Features new to this edition include: Additional and updated tools to support school leaders in conducting effective classroom observations and assessing teachers’ professional learning needs; New case studies, suggested fieldwork, and extended reflections to outline practical applications for the strategies discussed; Suggested readings to supplement the information included in this book; Expanded discussions of professional learning communities and the topic of motivation; New chapters on teacher evaluation and instructional strategies that support personalization and learning technologies. This book offers strategies to work with teachers at all stages in their careers, laying a strong foundation for effective instructional supervision in PreK-12 schools. Many of the templates and tools in this book are also available as free eResource downloads from our website (www.routledge.com/9781138649347).
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Personnel Priorities in Schools Today

Personnel Priorities in Schools Today

Comprehensive. Mentoring. Program. Even with the best orientation and induction plan, new teachers will benefit further from participation in a well-planned mentoring program. Through mentoring, novice teachers receive the support they ...

Author: Thomas A. Kersten

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781475804430

Category: Education

Page: 110

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Although administrators have many responsibilities, none is more critical to the school, student, and their personal success than the hiring, supervising, and evaluating teachers. The research evidence is clear. Excellent teachers make the difference in how well students achieve and how much schools improve. Personnel Priorities in Schools Today: Hiring, Supervising, and Evaluating Teachers, explores how to hire the best teachers available. Key features of this book include: Practical strategies to improve how you hire, supervise, and evaluate teachers Concrete examples that illustrate what successful administrators do to enhance their success Valuable insights into personnel issues building-level administrators regularly face Valuable advice from an experienced superintendent and assistant superintendent Strategies for supporting teachers to perform at their best Tips for using the evaluation process to raise performance expectations Advice on how to harness the power of a strong administrative team
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Past Present and Future Research on Teacher Induction

Past  Present  and Future Research on Teacher Induction

Beginning teachers programs: Analysis of state actions during the reform era. Education Policy Analysis Archives ... A benefit-cost analysis and five-year rate of return of a comprehensive mentoring program for beginning teachers.

Author: Jian Wang, Director of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy

Publisher: R&L Education

ISBN: 9781607097648

Category: Education

Page: 268

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This book's importance is derived from three sources: (1) careful conceptualization of teacher induction from historical, methodological, and international perspectives; (2) systematic reviews of research literature relevant to various aspects of teacher induction including its social, cultural, and political contexts, program components and forms, and the range of its effects; (3) substantial empirical studies on the important issues of teacher induction with different kinds of methodologies that exemplify future directions and approaches to the research in teacher induction.
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Mentoring Beginning Teachers

Mentoring Beginning Teachers

The expanded second edition--packed with insights, anecdotes, and updated research--provides mentors with a road map for helping new teachers become confident, reflective educators.

Author: Jean Boreen

Publisher: Stenhouse Publishers

ISBN: 9781571107428

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 800

The expanded second edition--packed with insights, anecdotes, and updated research--provides mentors with a road map for helping new teachers become confident, reflective educators. The collaborative model outlined in the book is for the mentor and the novice alike. The authors have incorporated the latest findings on all aspects of mentoring--from preparing to be a mentoring guide or coach to school culture and parent outreach. Mentoring Beginning Teachers, Second Edition provides a comprehensive and tested plan for helping mentors guide new teachers in moving beyond the basics of plan/teach/evaluate to a higher level of joint assessment and inquiry.
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Teacher Mentoring and Induction

Teacher Mentoring and Induction

The BEST program provides a series of professional development workshops geared to the needs of beginning teachers, and BEST-trained mentors provide comprehensive mentoring during the new teachers' first year.

Author: Hal Portner

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781483363509

Category: Education

Page: 280

View: 803

In this groundbreaking work, Harry K. Wong, Laura Lipton, Bruce Wellman, and other top names in the field examine how successful mentoring and induction programs are developed and demonstrate how they can be replicated.
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Teachers Mentoring Teachers

Teachers Mentoring Teachers

Key features of the book include: Planning and implementing a mentor program Developing benchmarks to measure the progress of the plan Using mentors for veteran teachers and new teachers alike Finding good mentor-protégé matches Assessing ...

Author: John C. Daresh

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9781483360720

Category: Education

Page: 104

View: 740

This highly interactive guide offers a step-by-step method for planning, implementing, and evaluating mentor programs to maximize teacher satisfaction and productivity.
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