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ERIC Number: ED502828
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
Say YeSSSSS to Collaboration: Transforming Collaborative Mentoring Relationships
Lamb, Dennis; Ludy, Robbie
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School administrators frequently find themselves working with personnel unprepared for the dynamics of the schools today. Thus, approaches to meeting the needs of newly hired (in-service or novice) teachers have manifested itself since the 1980s. As many researchers have indicated, formal evaluation of performance is essential to one's growth and success. It becomes an essential part of the supervisor/worker relationship, but more importantly, it should maintain certain criteria to ensure its success. Evaluation needs to be systematic, with specific criteria, timelines and responsibilities identified for all parties involved, and based on specified job and/or duties assigned. Evaluation should be presented in a non-threatening manner with opportunity for skill refinement and or change in performance, therefore, the five strategies presented can be applied to different classroom situations novice/beginning teachers may find themselves trying to figure out what to do or points out ways to handle certain teaching situations. (Contains 1 table.)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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