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Mentoring Classroom Teachers


This course helps prepare the veteran teacher to become a mentor by sharing the basic concepts and models that make mentoring a successful strategy for new teacher induction. These basic concepts can be adapted for use by reading coaches and mentors for struggling teachers.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic concepts of mentoring/coaching that enhance learning.
  • Identify successful mentoring interaction.
  • Apply knowledge of peer observation interactions, including purpose, application, and follow-up.
  • Identify growth-producing feedback.

Documentation Methods

Participants must document their learning by completing the following summatives.

1 Multiple Choice Exam - Learner demonstrates knowledge of content by selecting the correct answer from the choices provided.
2 Reflections - Learner synthesizes previous knowledge and course content in order to develop a narrative response.

The summatives must meet 80% of the established criteria.

Project Team

Author: Sandi King, M.Ed.

Developed by Beacon Educator staff.

Course Last Updated: 2022