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DESIGNING INDUCTION-MENTORING PROGRAMS:

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- A New Teacher Mentoring Knowledge Base,
- Formal or Informal Mentoring?

 
 
There are TWO ways to buy the information on program development:

"The High Impact
Program Kit"

Item # 91

$ 105, a savings of $49.< Click this box to order this complete KIT:

  • Includes item #1 below PLUS much more. (see below for a list)
  • Designing and implementing a NEW teacher mentoring and induction program, AND...
  • Improving the impact on teaching and student learning by an EXISTING induction program.

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ADDITIONAL HELP FOR MENTOR PROGRAM DESIGN & REFINEMENT

Item # Publication Title Cost & Order Check Box Caution - Item also included in Item #1 "How to Develop..." Caution - Item also included in Item #91 "The High Impact Program KIT" $105
1. The book - "How to Develop a High Impact New Teacher Mentoring and Induction Program" $60 Yes Yes
14. Why You MUST Develop Your OWN Mentoring Program $2 No Yes
15. Designing a Quality Mentoring and Induction Program: The Ten Essential Program Requirements $4 No Yes
16. The Basics of New Teacher Orientation and Induction Programming $4 No Yes
17. Mentors & Guides: Peer Assistance Matched to the Protege's Experience $5 Yes Yes
18. Released Time Options for Mentors and Peer Coaches $5 Yes Yes
19 Strategies for Sustaining a Mentoring Program $6 No Yes
20. The Use of Team Mentoring: Examples From State Induction Programs $5 No Yes
82. A Three Year Induction Program Outline $4 Yes Yes
87. A Sample Model & Schedule for Implementing an Induction Program Plan $5 Yes Yes
88. What is the BEST Induction Program Model? $4 Yes Yes
H. Some Proven Advice About Development & Use of Needs Assessment in New Teacher Induction & Mentoring $17 No No
101. Integrated Novice Teacher Training & Support $5.00 No No
102. Advice for Mentoring & Induction Programs in Smaller Settings $4.00 No No

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THE RESEARCH IN MENTORING & INDUCTION

Item # 21. The Induction Research Base: This 13 page packet costs only $15.

Includes citations AND brief QUOTES on::

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MENTOR TRAINING

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A Sample Three Day Mentor Training Agenda, Shows how the author uses the mentor training materials sold below.
How to Develop a Mentor Training, using a proven training of trainers approach

MENTOR TRAINING MANUALS

There are THREE ways to buy our Mentor Training information:
A. Buy "The Teacher Mentor Training KIT" - (Section "A" below) or...
B. Buy just the Training SET - (Section "B" below) or...
C. Buy INDIVIDUAL PARTS of the training set - (Section "C" below).

A."The Teacher Mentor Training & Support KIT" - Item # 92, also includes item #29, the Complete Mentor Training Set AND 4 other items as well. Over 220 pages with everything you need to design and provide a system of effective teacher mentor training and support.

$ 99 A savings of $24!

B. Item # 29. The Mentor Training Materials SET.

In this Mentor Training SET you get all the overhead masters, a training script , both elementary & secondary mentoring calendars, the Mentor Styles Assessment, checklists, and one training manual (choose below)-- all for just $80.00, a $22 savings over buying each item separately. NOTE - If you are buying this Training SET, please select below which mentor manual you want included in your set.

Pick which ONE mentor training manual you want as a part of your Mentor Training Package:
I don't want to buy the Mentor Training Package
To train Mentors only (item #30 below)
To train Mentors & Proteges together (item #31 below)
To train Mentors who are "cooperating teachers" working with preservice and student teachers (item #32 below)
To train PEER Mentors who support other experienced teachers in implementing staff development (item #90 below)


C. To buy the Mentor Training items separately:

One of these manuals is included in the "Complete Mentor Training SET" or "KIT" described above, if you are buying that. Therefore, you should only select a training manual below if you want an additional version, or you did not purchase the training SET or KIT above.

30. Promoting The Growth of Beginning Teachers: A Mentor Training Manual, $45.00
31. Building The Mentoring Team: A Mentor-Protege Training Manual, $45.00
32. Promoting The Growth of Preservice Teachers: A Mentor Training Manual, $45.00
90. PEER Mentoring: Strategies to Promote the Success of All Students, $45.00

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33. Overhead Masters for Mentor Training: Included in the Mentor Training "SET" and "KIT"..$20.00
34. Mentor Training Script, Included in the Mentor Training "SET" and "KIT".. $20.00
35. What to Do and When to Do It: Monthly Mentoring Reminders, Included in the Mentor Training "SET" and "KIT".
Elementary version $10 >OR Secondary version > for $10, OR BOTH for $18 >

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OTHER MENTOR TRAINING SUPPORT MATERIALS -

36. Mentoring Style Self-Assessment: Included in training manuals. $8.00
37. Three Ways to Develop Mentor-Protege Action Plans: Tells how to use item #35 "What To Do & When To Do It: Mentoring Calendar" that is listed above, but that item is not included. $5.00 , so, if you buy this item, and you have NOT bought the Mentor Training Set, you SHOULD also buy item #35.
38. Sample Orientation Programs & Schedules For New Teachers. $5.00
39. Developmentally Appropriate New Teacher Orientation & Initial Mentoring, $7.00
40. Mentor Check Lists for Before School Starts and the First Week of School $4.00 Item in mentor training manuals
41. A Monthly Check List for Speech/ Language Pathology Mentors - $5.00
42. A Check List of Activities for Student Support Services Mentors - $5.00

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SUPER HELP ON INDUCTION & MENTORING
(Just CLICK on the title for the free publication and then print it.)
- The New Teacher Mentoring Process,
- Using Dialogue Journals to Promote Mentor Growth
43. The Mentoring Journal: Capturing Our Good Intentions and Planning How to Implement Them, $14.00.
44. Lessons From New Teacher Mentors in Cross-Grade & Cross-Subject Settings. $ 5.00
45. Ideas for Formally Recognizing Your Mentors, $9.00.
46. The Mentor's Oath, $1.00. also in item # 95
47. A Set of Three Mentoring Greeting Cards. $4.00 for the set.
89. Over 300 Mentoring Bookmarks from the Internet, $5.00
95. Advice for Designing a Mentor Job Description, Application & Contract, $9.00 Includes item 46.
 
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ADMINISTRATION & MENTORING PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

Item # 94 - "The Induction Program Leaders Kit" - What you need to know to lead a very effective teacher induction program, including 17 of the following items at a "package discount" of $ 99 A savings of $23! (Click on the item 94 title to see what's included.)

48. Suggestions for the Mentor Program Coordinator. $15.00
49. Mentoring of New Teachers: Help for Administrators. $15.00
50. Some Ideas Concerning the Mentoring of New Administrators, $4.00.
51. Holding Mentors Accountable for Mentoring. $9.00
52. Inappropriate Mentor Behaviors: What To Do With Mentors Who Will Coach or Supervise, But Not Mentor. $3.00.
80. Eighteen Strategies for Your Improvement as a Mentoring Leader, $5.00.
96. An Expert's Advice: Finding the FUNDS to Support Staff Development, $12.00
97. Marketing Mentoring: Strategies for the Bottom Line, $12.00
98. Administrative Strategies for the Challenges of New Teacher Support & Success, $18.00
 
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Mentor Program Evaluation/ Teacher Assessment

H. Some Proven Advice About Development & Use of Needs Assessment in New Teacher Induction & Mentoring, $17
99. An Example of a Typical Mentoring & Coaching Training Needs Assessment, $12.00
100. A Coaching Strategies Training Self-Assessment Packet, $15.00
53. Plans & Samples of Mentor Program Evaluation Instruments & Results. $15.00
54. Some Tentative Mentoring Standards: Guidance for Program Self-Evaluation and Refinement, $10.00.
55. Assessment or Assistance of Developing Teachers, $8.00
56. A Teaching Style Self-Assessment, $10.00
57. Suggestions for Employee Support and Performance Appraisal for Mentoring in Unique Settings, $3.00
58. How To Develop a Staff Evaluation AND Staff Development System, $4.00.

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NEW TEACHER TRAINING & STAFF DEVELOPMENT

59. Advice & Samples of Plans for New Teacher Staff Development Programs, $8.00
60. Tools For Reflection & Self-Understanding During the Transition from Student to Teacher. $5.00
79. The New Teacher Journal. $13
84. Three Great Ways to Incorporate "Words from the Wise" Into Your New Teacher Orientation and Training, $4.00
85. Ideas for a New Teacher "Survival Guide" & Other New Teacher Supports, $3
86. Basic & Advanced Classroom Management Advice for New Teachers, $8.00
 
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PRESERVICE MENTORING FOR TEACHER EDUCATION:

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- A Preservice & Induction Mentoring Bibliography. 9 pages with 19 sections

61. A Review of Collaborative Preservice Teacher Education & Induction Mentoring Programs, $30.00
62. New Models to Improve Preservice Teacher Education. $6.00

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PEER OBSERVATION & COACHING:

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- Supporting a Peer Coaching Program: The Need For a Coaching Coordinator.

63. What to Consider When Starting a Peer Coaching Program. $4.00.


NOTE: The peer coaching materials described from here on in this section are the same as those that are included in the mentor training manuals and support materials offered above. It is provided separately here for those who want just coaching materials.

** There are THREE ways to buy the following information:
Item 93 - The Peer Coaching KIT (See section A in the blue-green area below)
Item 64 - The Peer Coaching Training SET (See section B below)
Items 64-67 - INDIVIDUAL coaching publications (See section C below)

A. Item # 93 - "The Peer Coaching Kit" - Contains 5 items, all the materials you need to design & provide a very effective peer coaching program & training. $52, saving you $7. - Click on the title to see the list of items included in this KIT.

 B. Buy the WHOLE TRAINING SET

64. The Peer Coaching Training SET, costs $45, saving you $5.00. Includes items 65, 66, and 67 shown below.

OR ...


C. Buy INDIVIDUAL PARTS of the training set.

Caution, Item #65 has advanced organizers that participants are to complete. You definately need the overheads (item 66) which have the completed information. - - Click on the titles for more details.
65. Peer Coaching For Professional Development And Instructional Improvement. $20.00
66. A Set of Over Head Masters for Peer Coaching Training. $15.00
67. A Script for Peer Coaching Training. $15.00
100. A Coaching Strategies Training Self-Assessment Packet, $15.00

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT:
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Staff Development; The 4 Purposes,
The Comprehensive Staff Development Planning Matrix
Principles of Adult Learning
Great Professional Development Quotes

68. Individual Professional Development Plans & Professional Development Portfolios. $7.00
69. How Staff Development is Connected to Student Learning, $3.00.
70. The History of Staff Development: Getting Better at Getting Better, $3.00.
71. Some Seasoned Advice for Planning Staff Development, $6.00.
98. Administrative Strategies for the Challenges of New Teacher Support & Success, $18.00

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ASSESSMENT OF STUDENT LEARNING:

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Glossary of Assessment Terms
Definitions: Forced-Choice, Performance & Authentic Assessments
The Key Questions About Performance-Based Teaching, Learning & Assessment
Components of An Effective Performance Assessment
Components of An Effective Assessment System
The Transition to a Performance-Based Classroom
Lighthouse Principles for Developing Performance Assessments

72. A Practitioner's Knowledge Base of Best Practices For Performance Assessment, $20.00
73. Is There Evidence That Rubrics Help? (Improve teaching and learning?), $3.00.
74. Some Tried & Proven Assessment Planning & Development Resources. $8.00
75. "Road Maps for the Performance Assessment Journey" - Originally $32.00 copy. Now Drastically REDUCED for Final Clearance. ONLY $8 each ! Only $6 in quantities of five or more! Just check this box>. - Enter the # of copies you want

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SCHOOL & INSTRUCTIONAL IMPROVEMENT:

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A Fun Rubric For Monitoring SIP Learning & Progress- Not just funny, this is a one page wonder!
A Recommended Process for Analyzing a School Improvement Plan, 3 pages
76. Becoming More Effective in School Improvement Planning -$15.00
77. Some Tried & Proven School Improvement Planning Resources. $15.00

 

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