ISBN: 9780983815235

Supporting Beginning Teachers


ISBN: 9780983815235
Author(s) : Tina H. Boogren
SKU: 9780983815235


Give new teachers the time and professional guidance they need to become expert teachers. Investigate key research, and examine the four types of support—physical, emotional, instructional, and institutional—that are crucial during a teachers first year in the classroom. Discover essential strategies for K–12 mentors, coaches, and school leaders to develop an effective mentoring program schoolwide.

  • Review research related to high teacher turnover rates.
  • Consider the important components and new-teacher supports that school leaders should have at the forefront of mentoring programs.
  • Learn how to ascertain which teachers have the skills and experience to be effective mentors and how these mentors can form prosperous relationships with their mentees.
  • Answer chapter-ending comprehension questions to retain each chapters main topics.
  • Read the authors personal essays from her first year of teaching, each accompanied by questions that mentors and mentees can use to spark discussion.

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