ERIC Number: EJ612991
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
What Do First-Year Special Education Teachers Need? Implications for Induction Programs.
Whitaker, Susan D.
TEACHING Exceptional Children, v33 n1 p28-36 Sep-Oct 2000
Analysis of focus groups of beginning special education teachers, teacher mentors, and administrators considers the needs of beginning special education teachers, forms of needed support, content of needed support, and the sense of isolation and need for support. Implications for teacher induction and teacher mentoring programs are drawn, also print and Web resources on mentoring and beginning teachers are identified. (Contains references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme Issue: First-Year Teachers and Retention.