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ERIC Number: ED495324
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jan-5
Pages: 160
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-4129-1602-8
From First-Year to First-Rate: Principals Guiding Beginning Teachers. Third Edition
Brock, Barbara L.; Grady, Marilyn L.
Corwin Press
Beginning teachers are often filled with self-doubt and questions regarding school culture and principals' expectations. This book helps one answer teachers' questions and gain strategies to prevent the isolation that many new instructors experience. Updated to meet the challenges facing new teachers today, this revision of the bestseller helps administrators develop a first-year induction plan to help teachers succeed. This vital resource provides: (1) Ideas for initial orientation; (2) Strategies for measuring program success; and (3) A greater focus on practical applications for the classroom. Following an introduction, this book is divided into 10 sections: (1) Understanding the Beginning Teacher; (2) Helping Beginning Teachers Face Problems and Barriers; (3) Acclimating the Beginning Teacher; (4) Working With Beginning Teachers: The Role of the Principal; (5) Starting Orientation before the School Year Begins; (6) Developing a Good Induction Program; (7) Building a Teacher-Mentor Support Team; (8) Helping Beginning Teachers with Common Problems; (9) Measuring Induction Program Success; and (10) Integrating Induction and Career-Long Development. A summary and list of references are also included. [For the 1997 edition of this book, see ED449567.]
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
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