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

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Book 64 Pages / Published: 19/11/2008
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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 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 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.

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9781412955164
Number of pages: 64
Weight: 1220 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 76 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Rowley speaks with authority and integrity - authority from the perspective of being a mentor to mentors and integrity because he speaks from experience."
"This is a fabulous book! I serve as a mentor principal, but I didn't receive much training in the how-to's of being a mentor. I wish I had read this book years ago!" -- Becky Cooke, Principal (11/10/2005)
"Rowley speaks with authority and integrity???authority from the perspective of being a mentor to mentors and integrity because he speaks from experience." -- Lois Brown Easton, Educational Consultant and Author (11/11/2005)
"I recommend this book to mentor program coordinators who are looking to refine the training and practice of their existing mentors. It goes deeper into the process of mentoring and reflection." -- Audrey Lakin, Teacher Induction and Mentoring Coordinator (11/10/2005)
"Rowley offers substance for mentors who have already been through initial training and who now have some experience. It's also a good book for experienced mentors to use as a 'tune up' for their mentoring skills." -- Tom Ganser, Director, Office of Field Experiences (11/09/2005)
"The author writes with great honesty and openness to provide wonderful information about mentoring processes and tools while providing a resource rich in reflective questions surrounded by thoughtful and meaningful quotes. A wonderful and helpful resource for all principals and mentors!" -- Kathryn Kee, Leadership Coach (12/01/2005)
"Rowley speaks with authority and integrity-authority from the perspective of being a mentor to mentors and integrity because he speaks from experience." -- Lois Brown Easton, Educational Consultant and Author (11/11/2005)
"Reading this book can be energizing, given the wide-ranging ideas and experiences that have been collected by the author during years of teaching and conducting mentor training workshops across the country. The examples feel authentic and the information provided has a 'that-makes-sense' ring to it." -- PsycCRITIQUES, May 2007 (05/03/2007)
"The book's how-to approach makes it very straightforward, and Rowley uses appropriate examples to illustrate the various points being made or skills being presented." -- Teaching Theology & Religion, April 2008, Vol. 11(2) (04/24/2008)

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