Support and retain your best and brightest new teachers. The second edition of this acclaimed book retains much of what made the original a classic, but now offers the latest research along with new insights, strategies, and best practices. Whether you're a K-12 mentor, coach, or school leader, you will gain evidence-based actions you can take today to successfully guide educators during their initial years in the profession.
Use this book to better support overwhelmed teachers during their first, critical years:
- Understand why good teachers quit, the causes of high turnover rates, and how to deal with burnout.
- Learn how to create a comprehensive mentoring program, designed to offer career guidance and build new teachers' expertise by targeting their unique needs.
- Review numerous strategies pertaining to four types of support: (1) physical, (2) institutional, (3) emotional, and (4) instructional.
- Discover how to foster positive mentor-mentee relationships for beginning teacher support and professional growth.
- Find reproducible tools, templates, and reflection questions to enhance your understanding.
Chapter 1: Research and Theory
Chapter 2: Designing an Effective Mentoring Program
Chapter 3: Providing Physical Support
Chapter 4: Providing Institutional Support
Chapter 5: Providing Emotional Support
Chapter 6: Providing Instructional Support
Appendix: Reflections of a Beginning Teacher
References and Resources
Author: Tina H. Boogren
Publisher: Marzano Resources
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 11.00h x 8.59w x 0.34d