* Contains a month-by-month guide for both mentors and new teachers. * Contains numerous forms and practical tips for creating effective mentoring meetings for both the new teacher and the student teacher. * Outlines how to identify and discuss difficult issues as mentors and new teachers work together. * Includes classroom management and discipline ideas for beginners.
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(276mm x 216mm x 18mm)
Allyn & Bacon
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
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Author Biography - Carol Pelletier Radford
Carol Pelletier Radford is the Program Director for a Transition to Teaching federal grant, which is located in the Center for University, School and Community Partnerships at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth. She received her Ed.D. from Harvard University in 1996 where she focused her studies on teacher professional development and the role of the cooperating teacher in preparing pre-service teachers. In more than twenty years as a public school teacher, she has received numerous teacher leadership awards, among them the prestigious Christa McAuliffe Fellowship sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. She is the author of four books: Techniques and Strategies for Coaching Student Teachers, Strategies for Successful Student Teaching, Touch the Future: TEACH!, and Mentoring in Action:A Month-by- Month Curriculum for Mentors and Their New Teachers. For the past thirteen years, she has worked as the Director of Practicum Experiences and Teacher Induction at Boston College. In her current position at the University of Massachusetts, she teaches graduate courses for district mentors and is actively engaged in preparing prospective math and science teachers for New Bedford and Fall River schools. Visiit carolpelletierradford.com to learn more.