Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

By: James B. Rowley (author)Mixed Media

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Strengthen every mentor's capacity to provide constructive, meaningful support to entry-level teachers! Designed around James B. Rowley's highly successful guide "Becoming a High-Performance Mentor", this comprehensive multimedia presentation offers staff developers the materials they need to help experienced and novice mentor-teachers acquire the six essential behaviors of high-performance mentors: committing, accepting, communicating, coaching, learning, and inspiring. Workshop facilitators will be able to introduce the author's high-performance mentoring framework and engage participants in discussions about: the four stages of the mentoring relationship; understanding beginning teachers and related learning levels; methods to increase mentor/mentee commitment; the influence of beliefs on the mentoring process; and, mentoring as a path to professional growth. The multimedia kit for "Becoming a High-Performance Mentor" provides a mentor-teacher beliefs inventory and mentoring scenarios and includes: the companion book, "Becoming a High-Performance Mentor", which details the author's proven approach for developing outstanding mentor-teachers; a 47-minute, content-rich VHS video that features James B. Rowley discussing the essentials of high-performance mentoring and shows mentors demonstrating practical mentoring strategies; a companion DVD with navigation menu for easy stop-and-search control of the video content; and, a step-by-step facilitator's guide that connects the core content of the book to the video/DVD and includes segment prompts, workshop outlines, extended workshop activities, key points, and discussion questions. This all-in-one package is indispensable for mentor program coordinators, trainers, staff developers, and principals who want to broaden and strengthen the knowledge, skills, and values of their mentor-teachers.

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About Author

James B. Rowley is the James Leary Professor in the School of Education and Allied Professions at the University of Dayton and the executive director of the Institute for Technology-Enhanced Learning. Over the past 20 years, he has focused his scholarship on the training and support of mentors and beginning teachers and has served as an entry-year program consultant and mentor teacher trainer for over 100 school districts. He is also the co-creator of other multimedia training programs, including Recruiting and Training Successful Substitute Teachers (1998), Becoming a Star Urban Teacher (1995), and Mentoring the New Teacher (1994). In addition to the multimedia publications listed above, Rowley is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and monographs. He is the author of the Corwin Press book Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Guide to Reflection and Action (2006). Rowley has delivered over 200 presentations at professional conferences and has led training programs throughout the United States. In 1993 and 995, he was the recipient of the National Association of Teacher Educator's annual award for Distinguished Research in Teacher Education. In 1985, he was selected as a national semi-finalist in the NASA's Teacher in Space program and competed for the chance to be the first private citizen in space. He earned his doctorate in educational policy and leadership from The Ohio State University.

Contents

About the Author Introduction How to Use This Guide How to Use the Video/DVD Additional Resources for Facilitators Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Becoming a High-Performance Mentor: A Guide to Reflection and Action 1. Introduction Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications 2. Mentoring Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications 3. Committing Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications 4. Accepting Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications 5. Communicating Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications 6. Coaching Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications 7. Learning Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications 8. Inspiring Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Applications Handouts Handout 1: Qualities of the High-Performance Mentor Teacher Handout 2: Developmental Mentoring Scenarios Handout 3: Personal Learning Reflections Guide Handout 4: Exploring Cognitive Apprenticeship Strategies Overheads Overhead A: The High Performance Mentoring Framework Overhead B: Four Stages of the Mentoring Relationship Overhead C: Reflective Responses Overhead D: Commitment, Dialogue, and Influence Overhead E: Causes of Low Mentor/Beginning Teacher Commitment Overhead F: Five Perspectives for Understanding Beginning Teachers Overhead G: Five Frameworks for Thinking About Beginning Teachers Overhead H: The Developmental Mentoring Continuum Overhead I: Indicators of Commitment and Abstract Thinking Overhead J: Coaching Frameworks Overhead K: Beginning Teacher Learning Levels Overhead L: Six Cognitive Apprenticeship Strategies Overhead M: Teacher Learning: Methods and Foci Overhead N: Force Field Analysis Overhead O: Albert Schweitzer Quotation Sample Workshop Agendas Half-Day Workshop Agenda One-Day Workshop Agenda Two-Day Workshop Agenda Workshop Evaluation Form

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412955164
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 64
  • ID: 9781412955164
  • weight: 1202
  • ISBN10: 1412955165

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