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Teacher Mentoring and Induction: The State of the Art and Beyond

Jun 06 2013

Regular Price: $41.00
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By Hal Portner

Drastically reduce attrition rates and rapidly transform new teachers into experienced professionals! 
One out of every two new teachers will quit teaching within five years; however, studies show that comprehensive induction programs can slash attrition rates in half and dramatically accelerate the professional development of new teachers. Teacher Mentoring and Induction combines an overview of the current state of induction and mentoring with cutting-edge strategies for developing a new program or improving an existing one. In this extraordinary resource, the top names in this field examine how various mentoring and induction programs are developed, identifying areas of effectiveness to determine how successful programs can be replicated.

Contributors include:

Tom Ganser 
Mark Bower 
Harry K. Wong 
Ellen Moir 
Hal Portner 
Jean Casey & Ann Claunch 
James Rowley 
Barry Sweeny 
Bruce Wellman & Laura Lipton 
Susan Villani 
Janice Hall 
Ted Britton & Lynn Paine 
Dennis Sparks
The definitive book on teacher induction and mentoring, this groundbreaking work is divided into three parts: Part I describes the developmental processes and philosophical underpinnings of exemplary programs, Part II focuses on mentoring constructs and best practices, and Part III connects mentoring and induction to broader educational issues. 
(Corwin Press, 2005)

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