Title

Supporting Teachers As Learners: A Guide for Mentors and Coaches in Early Care and Education

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2013

Abstract

Mentoring is a key strategy for supporting educators at any stage in their careers—and for improving teacher practice. This guide is an effective, activity-based way to reflect on, practice, and sharpen your skills as a mentor, coach, or technical assistance provider, and it can be adapted to a wide variety of early care and education settings.

Supporting Teachers as Learners: A Guide for Mentors and Coaches in Early Care and Education includes activities and worksheets for hands-on learning and addresses

  • The variety of mentoring programs operating today;
  • Understanding adult learning and development;
  • Building strong mentor-protégé relationships and appreciating and understanding differences;
  • Skills and strategies for effective mentoring; and
  • Mentors as leaders and learners.