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101 "Answers" for New Teachers and Their Mentors Annette Breaux This book generates instant impact on teaching and learning, provides a collection of "thought provokers" and teaching tips for new teachers, stimulates and organizes interactive sessions between new teachers and their mentors, supports and sustains master classroom teachers who need help mastering their roles as mentors, and offers common sense strategies for any teacher seeking to be more effective. (2 copies) 
A Practical Guide to Mentoring, Coaching, and Peer-networking Christopher Rhodes, Michael Stokes, and Geoff Hampton Written for staff in schools and colleges, this book offers the challenge and support necessary for you to understand, analyze and adopt coaching, mentoring and peer-networking mechanisms as an essential part of the development of professional learning within your own organization. Drawing on the national strategy for professional development, it emphasizes the importance of learning with and from other colleagues, helping your organization to become a professional learning community and supporting the drive to raise standards and attainment. 
Being an Effective Mentor, How to Help Beginning Teachers Succeed Kathleen Feeney Jonson Experienced teachers and administrators know how important it is to give beginning teachers the support and advice they need. This incredibly straightforward and useful guide will help mentor teachers to develop effective mentoring strategies including how to provide direct assistance, demonstration teaching, observation and feedback, informal contact, and role modeling. 
Better Beginning Marge Scherer This book lays out the fundamentals for helping new teachers succeed in schools. Each section features thoughtful chapters from educational leaders. The author outlines how best to develop professionals rather than simply induct new teachers into the profession. 
Cognitive Coaching, A Foundation for Renaissance Schools Arthur Costa and Robert Garmston At one level, cognitive coaching is a simple model for conversations about planning, reflecting, or problem resolving. At deeper levels, cognitive coaching serves as a nucleus for professional communities that honor autonomy, encourage interdependence, and produce high achievement. It's a nonjudgmental developmental, reflective model derived from a blend of the psychological orientation of cognitive theorists and the interpersonal bonding of humanists. 
Cognitive Coaching, Weaving Threads of Learning and Change Into the Culture of an Organization Jane Ellison and Carolee Hayes This book is written with the intention to support leaders and group members in becoming even more skillful in weaving cultures that support improved processes for student learning. The book represents the thinking of many individuals and groups who have learned cognitive coaching, valued its premises, practices, and outcomes, and found ways to lace it into the fabric of the cultures in which they work. 
Creating Dynamic Schools Through Mentoring, Coaching, and Collaboration Judy F. Carr, Nancy Herman, and Douglas E. Harris The authors show how to transform your school into a dynamic learning community. (2 copies) 
Cultivating High-Quality Teaching Through Induction and Mentoring Carol A. Bartell This book focuses on new teachers' needs while emphasizing high-quality teaching through the use of standards-based teaching, teacher assessments, and reflective practice. Through extensive research, Carol Bartell has identified the critical elements in shaping induction policies that lead to teacher retention and improvced student achievement. Because teachers begin with different levels of prepration, Bartell addresses how to adjust programs to meet differing needs in a variety of school contexts. 
Elements of Mentoring W. Brad Johnson and Charles R. Ridley Jam-packed with exciting ideas, it highlights precisely why and how mentoring is undertaken in various workplace settings. The authors respond to the rapidly changing world of work by delivering an extraordinary range of tools and options for professionals who wish to be ethical, thoughtful teachers and coaches to their proteges. (2 copies) 
High-Performance Mentoring, A Multimedia Program for Training Mentor Teachers James B. Rowley, Ph.D. Helping beginning teachers "over the hump" of their first year is no easy job. It takes dedicated and well-trained mentors. High-Performance Mentoring helps experienced educators meet the unique challenges of mentoring first-year teachers. This Participant's Notebook, using in conjunction with the traning workshop, will help you: explore the mentoring process, understand the problems and concers of the beginning teacher, identify the six essential qualitites of a high-performance mentor, adapt your mentoring practices to meet the needs of your mentee, and deliver quality interpersonal and instructional support. 
Leading the Teacher Induction and Mentoring Program Barry W. Sweeny This book takes school leaders through the process of creating and sustaining an induction and mentoring program. It provides leaders with guidance on telementoring in the cyber age and advice to ensure development of highly effective practices that will improve teaching and student learning. (2 copies) 
Making Mentoring Work Laura Lipton and Bruce Wellman This is an ASCD action tool which provides a complete workshop to introduce the craft of mentoring beginning teachers. It offers the collected wisdom from our work with mentor teachers across North America. As a hands-on guide, it organizes templates, tools, and tips for expanding your knowledge and skills as a support provider for novice teachers. 
Maximum Mentoring, An Action Guide for Teacher Trainers and Cooperating Teachers Gwen L. Rudney and Andrea M. Guillaume New teacher development requires intensive levels of one-to-one training and mentoring. This book provides you, the mentor, with an action guide through the complexities of the school-based mentoring process to ensure maximum success for both mentor and mentee. 
Mentoring Matters: A Practical Guide to Learning-Focused Relationships Laura Lipton and Bruce Wellman This second edition is the result of rich and multiple experiences and opportunities to share Mentoring Matters with skillful and committed educators throughout North America. (2 copies) 
Mentoring New Special Education Teachers Mary Lou Duffy and James Forgan This book is designed to assist educators who are developing a mentoring program for special education teachers, for individuals selected to mentor a new special education teacher, and for new special education teachers.  
Mentoring New Teachers Hal Portner This book is intended as (1) a self-instruction, how-to workbook for a serving or prospective mentor; (2) a sourcebook for participants in mentor training programs; (3) a supplementary text for a seminar or a graduate-level course in educational leadership; and (4) a practical resource for a school district's administrators, as well as staff development coordinator and committee members. its focus is on the mentoring behaviors associated with four critical mentoring functions: Relating, Assessing, Coaching, and Guiding. 
Mentoring Novice Teachers, Fostering a Dialogue Process Debra Eckerman Pitton This book provides educators who mentor novice teachers an opportunity to increase their awareness of the skills that are needed to mentor. 
Mentor’s Handbook, Practical Suggestions for Collaborative Reflection and Analysis Marlene Correia and Jana McHenry This is one of a series of books designed to offer you highly practical yet scholarly information on the topics that are important to mentors. 
Peer Coaching, The Learning Team Approach Arnold Barbknecht and Connie W. Kieffer This book is a guide to a flexible professional development model, one that works across disciplines and grade levels. It features real live scenarios in and out of the classroom, research on the benefits of peer coaching, advice on how to make time for collegial consultation, and an entire chapter on how to evaluate a peer coaching program. 
Taking the Lead: New Roles for Teachers and School-Based Coaches Joellen Killion and Cindy Harrison The authors are leaders in this work and have written a book that identifies the many roles that school-based coaches play in this brave new work and recommends strategies that schools and districts can employ as they look for hopeful solutions to vexing problems of instruction and learning. 
Teachers Mentoring Teachers, A Practical Approach to Helping New and Experienced Staff John C. Daresh As more and more good teachers are leaving the profession out of frustration and lack of guidance, mentoring may be the key ingredient to retaining new teachers and helping them become more effective. This highly interactive, step-by-step method for implementing and evaluating mentor programs and relationships uncovers the many benefits to both the mentor and the protégé. 
The Good Teacher Mentor, Setting the Standard for Support and Success Sidney Trubowitz and Maureen Picard Robins This book is a rare, behind-the-scenes view of mentoring that lays bare the actions of both partners and shows how mentoring actually works in an urban public middle school. The authors share their initial reluctance about entering a mentoring relationship, debate the merits of observation in the classroom, describe a lesson that failed, explore the school community, prepare for parent-teacher conferences, deal with standardized tests, and review what they learned as a result of working together for a year. 
The Mentor's Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships Lois Zachary Thoughtful and rich with advice, this book explore the critical process of mentoring and presents practical tools for facilitating the experience from beginning to end. It is based on Laurent A. Daloz's popular and widely used concept that mentoring is a learning journey in which the mentor and mentee serve as companions along the way. Now managers, teachers, and leaders from any career, professional, or educational setting can successfully navigate the learning journey by using the hands-on worksheets and exercises in this unique resource. 
Training Mentors is Not Enough, Everything Else Schools and Districts Need To Do Hal Portner Portner offers a how-to guide and workbook for planners and participants who want to develop an exemplary mentoring program or upgrade an existing one. This comprehensive but accessible resource also serves as a practical management tool for mentor program coordinators and committees. This book offers educators an expanded view of the mentoring process and serves as an essential resource for planning, managing, and evaluating mentoring programs. 
What Successful Mentors Do Cathy D. Hicks, Neal A. Glasgow, and Sarah J. McNary This book offers sensible strategies to help mentors help new teachers. Using state-of-the-art research as a base, the authors provide 81 ways to put those "firsts" in perspective for your new teachers. Working from decades of experience, the authors synthesize theory and practice to show mentors how to: increase new-teacher retention with the surest methods for classroom success; encourage teachers in ten essentials areas of teaching, from using assessment tools to developing a personal teaching style, and more; guide teachers in their relationships with colleagues, parents, and administrators; improve their own mentoring approach and develop a mentoring style; and avoid common mentoring pitfalls. 
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