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An invaluable reference for mentors of beginning teachers, this guide offers structures, strategies and tools for developing expertise in teaching. Sections include specific information about the mentor's role, the needs of beginning teachers and the attributes of effective mentor-protégé relationships. Tips for maximizing time and attention, an extensive resource section and blackline masters to support developmental interactions make this book a must-have for mentors.
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Laura Lipton, Ed.D is Co-Director of MiraVia, LLC. Laura is an international consultant whose writing, research and seminars focus on effective and innovative instructional practices and on building professional and organizational capacities for enhanced learning. Laura engages with schools and school districts, designing and conducting workshops on learning-focused instruction, literacy development and strategies to support beginning teachers. She facilitates organizational adaptivity and learning through training and development in data-driven dialogue, shared leadership, action research, and learning-focused collaborations. Laura is author and co-author of numerous publications related to organizational and professional development, learning-focused schools and literacy development. Her recent publications include: Data Driven Dialogue: A Facilitator's Guide to Collaborative Inquiry (with Bruce Wellman, MiraVia, LLC) Mentoring Matters: A Practical Guide to Learning-focused Relationships (with Bruce Wellman, MiraVia LLC) Pathways to Understanding; Patterns & Practices in the Learning-Focused Classroom (with Bruce Wellman, MiraVia LLC) More Than 50 Ways to Learner-centered Literacy (Skylight Press) Shifting Rules, Shifting Roles: Transforming the Work Environment to Support Learning Organizational Learning: The Essential Journey (with Arthur Costa and Bruce Wellman) Bruce Wellman, M.Ed. is co-director of MiraVia, LLC.. He consults and presents for school systems, professional groups and publishers throughout the United States and Canada, presenting workshops and courses for teachers and administrators on interactive/ collaborative instruction, thinking skills development, learning-focused conversations for supervisors and mentors, presentation skills and facilitating collaborative groups. Recent publications include: Data Driven Dialogue: A Facilitator's Guide to Collaborative Inquiry (with Laura Lipton, MiraVia, LLC) Mentoring Matter: A Practical Guide to Learning-focused Relationships (with Laura Lipton, MiraVia LLC) Pathways to Understanding: Patterns & Practices in the Learning-Focused Classroom (with Laura Lipton, MiraVia LLC) Teacher Talk That Makes a Difference (with Robert Garmston), Shifting Rules, Shifting Roles: Transforming the Work Environment to Support Learning (with Arthur Costa and Laura Lipton) and The Adaptive School: A Sourcebook for Developing Collaborative Groups (with Robert Garmston, Christopher-Gordon). Mr. Wellman has served as a classroom teacher, curriculum coordinator, and staff developer in the Oberlin, Ohio and Concord, Massachusetts public schools. He holds a B.A. degree from Antioch College and a M.Ed. from Lesley College.
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