An Administrator's Guide to Better Teacher Mentoring

An Administrator's Guide to Better Teacher Mentoring

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This book address a major gap in the current mentoring programs at the secondary level. Staff development resources are often concentrated on helping new teachers be successful in their early school experience. Yes, a good idea, but a limited vision. Meanwhile many veteran teachers go without the mentoring assistance they need to be effective classroom teachers. While a few become mentors themselves, many veteran teachers just settle, slowly giving up, and become at risk of failure, burnout, and thinking only of retirement. This book is a call to school superintendents, building administrators, department chairs, school board members, union leaders, parent leaders, and teacher educators to address the need to provide ongoing mentoring for all teachers.They are often unprepared for what to do, how to intervene, and what their role is in an evolving crisis. They are on their own, asking, a€œWhat is my responsibility?a€ Those charged with a helping role in the school, such as guidance counselorsanbsp;...

Title:An Administrator's Guide to Better Teacher Mentoring
Author:William L. Fibkins
Publisher:R&L Education - 2011-01-16


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