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ERIC Number: EJ1100721
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-1784
Ten Ways to Make Mentoring Work
Breaux, Annette
Educational Leadership, v73 n8 May 2016
In her years of experience studying, working with, and writing about new teachers, induction programs, and mentoring, Annette Breaux has learned that successful mentoring boils down to 10 factors. In this article, Breaux highlights those features and provides actionable takeaways for school districts and educators. She recommends embedding mentoring in an ongoing induction program, selecting the best mentors for the job, ensuring that mentors understand their roles, making sure that those mentors model professionalism, and providing sustained training. She also points out that the best mentors manage their time and resources efficiently, build trusting relationships with their mentees, stick to the basics of effective teaching, weigh in on topics for new teacher training, and encourage their protégés to take part in professional learning communities.
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: North Carolina
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