ERIC Number: ED460113
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
New Teachers: From Surviving to Thriving.
Northwest Education, Win 2001
This journal examines promising approaches to supporting beginning teachers. It contains the following articles: "Facing the Future" (Suzie Boss), which discusses meeting the need for qualified teachers by using fresh ideas such as better support for novices and more training for mentors; "Building a Teacher's 'Repertoire' Takes Time, Training" (Suzie Boss), which explains how the dean of one college of education is helping pave a more coherent pathway into teaching; "Under the Same Sun" (Denise Jarrett Weeks), which describes how residents of a rural Alaska village are discovering that they can grow into the teaching profession without having to travel far from home; "Mr. Fisher Finds His Calling" (Suzie Boss), which explains how a rookie teacher navigates the rough waters of the first year with one class of fourth graders; "Pipeline To Tomorrow" (Lee Sherman), which presents a model program that recruits, sustains, and inspires teachers of color; and "Surviving the Crossfire" (Joyce Riha Linik), which describes a Washington school district's successful approach to mentoring new teachers. (SM)
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Mentors, Minority Group Teachers, Rural Areas, Teacher Recruitment
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 101 S.W. Main Street, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204. Tel: 503-275-9500; Fax: 503-275-0458; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nrel.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska; Oregon; Washington