New teacher mentoring part 2

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New teacher mentoring part 2

  1. 1. 1<br />New Teacher Survival Kit<br />Mentoring & Coaching<br /> New Teachers<br />A Collaborative Discussion…<br />How can we supportNew Teachers?<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />“Behind every successful person, there is one elementary truth: somewhere, somehow, someone cared about their growth and development.<br />This person was their mentor”<br />-Dr Beverley Kaye, Up is Not the Only Way, 1997<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />For your consideration…<br /><ul><li>Appreciate the role of mentor, coach, trainer
  4. 4. Understand the benefits of a mentor/coach approach
  5. 5. Outline the characteristics of an effective mentor/coach</li></li></ul><li>Mentors<br />Think of one or more important mentors in your life…<br />What story can you share about the relationship(s)?<br />Share them on the wallwisher<br /> http://www.wallwisher.com/wall/newteachermentor<br />4<br />
  6. 6. 5<br />Components of Competency<br />Skills<br />Knowledge<br />Personal attributes<br />Behaviours<br />
  7. 7. 6<br />Training-Coaching-Mentoring<br />Training –“The provision of opportunities for people to gain NEW knowledge and skills” <br />Coaching– “The support and guidance given to allow people to use their EXISTING knowledge and skills more effectively to improve performance”<br />Mentoring – “Mentoring is about helping people develop more effectively. It is a relationship designed to build confidence and help the learner take increasing initiative for his/her own development” <br />mentoring role<br />
  8. 8. Mentoring roles you may play…<br />Advocate<br />Problem Solver<br />Resource<br />Facilitator<br />Teacher<br />Coach<br />Assessor<br />Collaborator<br />Trusted Listener<br />mentoring role<br />
  9. 9. 8<br />New teachers need help in:<br /><ul><li>Instructional strategies
  10. 10. Obtaining resources
  11. 11. Classroom management strategies
  12. 12. Working with parents
  13. 13. Managing the school day
  14. 14. Functioning within the school district</li></ul>mentoring benefits<br />
  15. 15. 9<br />A Coaching Assessment – steps to the meeting model <br />mentoring model<br />
  16. 16. 10<br />Five Critical Mentoring & Coaching Practices<br /><ul><li>Maintaining & Enhancing Self-Esteem
  17. 17. Active/Empathetic Listening
  18. 18. Describing Specific Behaviours and Impact
  19. 19. Providing Recognition
  20. 20. Providing Feedback to Improve Performance</li></li></ul><li>11<br />Agreeing How You Wish to Work Together<br /><ul><li>Respect – Respecting and valuing each other’s contribution
  21. 21. Communication –Taking time to actively listen to each other
  22. 22. Trust – Being open, honest and approachable
  23. 23. Attitude – Being positive and focused
  24. 24. Support – Showing compassion and sincerity
  25. 25. Diversity –Acknowledging the right to individual thought</li></ul>mentoring effectiveness<br />
  26. 26. 12<br />David Coaching Cycle<br />Having an Experience<br />ACTIVIST<br />Reviewing the Experience<br />Planning the Next Stage<br />REFLECTOR<br />PRAGMATIST<br />Concluding from the Experience<br />THEORIST<br />mentoring approach<br />
  27. 27. 13<br />Mentors Give Feedback:<br /><ul><li>Creating personal awareness of areas requiring development
  28. 28. Ownership of the ongoing pesonal assessment to identify development needs
  29. 29. Personal responsibility for the quality of the work being produced</li></li></ul><li>14<br />… Some Final Thoughts<br />
  30. 30. 15<br />http://www.edutopia.org/groups/new-teacher-connections<br />406members and growing!<br />
  31. 31. 16<br />New Teacher Chat-Wednesday 5pm PST/8pm EDT<br />http://newteacherchat.wikispaces.com/<br />
  32. 32. 17<br />One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.<br />The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is a vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.-Carl Jung<br />
  33. 33. Links of Interest<br />18<br />http://readitlaterlist.com/<br />New Teacher Resources http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit/21908<br />Mentoring http://livebinders.com/play/play_or_edit?id=21851<br />Mentor Article http://www.examiner.com/x-55748-Boston-Mentoring-Examiner~y2010m7d27-Mentors-open-the-door-but-new-teachers-must-enter-by-themselves<br />http://teacherbootcamp.edublogs.org/2010/04/15/the-good-mentor-are-you-up-for-the-challenge-by-lisa-michelle-dabbs/<br />
  34. 34. @teachingwthsoul<br />www.teachingwithsoul.com/<br />19<br />Thank you!<br />Lisa Dabbs<br />

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