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Mentoring in Action: Guiding, Sharing, and Reflecting With Novice Teachers

2nd Edition

A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Teacher Effectiveness

Carol Pelletier Radford
eISBN-13: 9781506345123

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The support you need for mindful mentoring and sustainable teacher success!



Novice teachers bring vitality and optimism to schools. Our role as mentors is to empower novice teachers to grow in their practice and emerge as the leaders of the future. Newly revised and updated, the 2nd edition of Mentoring in Action emphasizes a unique approach: mindful mentoring that aligns your conversations to teaching standards to prepare novice teachers for their teacher evaluation. 



In this book you’ll learn the importance of teacher leadership and how mentoring can influence teacher effectiveness. This flexible twelve-month curriculum helps you:

Plan mentoring conversations and observations 
Differentiate support to meet the varied needs of novice teachers
Set goals to prevent teacher burnout by sharing social and emotional learning skills
Gather regular student feedback from student work samples and surveys
Integrate the updated INTASC Standards into mentoring conversations

This updated edition includes QR codes and a robust companion website featuring videos, downloadable forms, and a Mentor Planning Guide and Journal for reflection.  Transform your mentoring experience by confidently mentoring your novice teachers with this comprehensive guide!


"Filled with decades of her own teaching, research, and mentoring wisdom, Radford offers a guide to building the mentoring relationship, examples of mentoring in action, and instructions and modeling of purposeful mentoring conversations."

Dr. Kirsten Olsen, Author of Wounded By School and The Mindful School Leader



"The best mentorship programs include support for the mentors, not just for new 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."

Barbara Levin, Professor and Author of Every Teacher a Leader

University of North Carolina at Greensboro



Use with The First Years Matter, the companion guide for novice teachers!

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ISBNs 9781506345116, 9781506345116, 9781506345116, 9781506345123, 9781506345130, 9781506345109, 1506345123
Language English
Number of Pages 312
Edition 2nd