Books 2016-08-25T00:15:57+00:00

Three books are offered to enhance your district or higher education professional development programs.

Mentoring in Action: Guiding Sharing and Reflecting with Novice Teachers and The First Years Matter: Becoming an Effective Teacher are companion books that provide both the mentor and the novice teacher with a mentoring conversation guide for the school year.

“I love the idea of mentors and mentees working alongside each other with the Mentoring in Action and The First Years Matter, sharing their thoughts about challenges and successes each month as they open a reflective dialogue.” Karen Mayotte, Nashoba Regional School District

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Mentoring in ActionNewly revised and updated, the 2nd edition of Mentoring in Action emphasizes a unique approach: mindful mentoring that aligns your mentoring conversations to teaching standards to more systematically prepare novice teachers for their teacher evaluation.

In this book you’ll learn the importance of teacher leadership and how students’ voices can influence teacher effectiveness. Guiding principles, qualities of effective mentors, and how to lead a purposeful mentoring conversation provide you with useful resources to enhance your mentoring skills. Timesaving meeting templates will ensure that mentoring happens authentically and often.

Districts can order books in bulk from Corwin and receive a discount.

Complimentary e-Guide available! Click to open
Use this key to color code your MIA book to the Massachusetts Standards.LINK
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The First Years MatterThe second edition of the The First Years Matter book.

This book is designed for new teachers to serve as a documentation and reflection of their first year of teaching. The idea for the book came from teacher mentors using the author's book Mentoring in Action.The First Years Matters: Being Mentored...In Action provides new teachers with a practical guide to use throughout their mentoring experience as well as for self-reflection.

Districts can order books in bulk from Corwin and receive a discount.

Complimentary e-Guide available! Click to open
Use this key to color code your FYM book to the Massachusetts Standards. LINK
Click to purchase from Corwin.

Click to purchase from Amazon

Strategies for Successful Student Teaching helps student teachers succeed during their practicum experience. Cooperating teachers also find this text useful in preparing for their role.

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"Strategies for Successful Student Teaching: A Guide to Student Teaching, The Job Search, and Your First Classroom" provides a reflective, practical, framework for undergraduates or graduate students completing a practicum in a school. Use with clinical supervisors and in practicum seminars to create a common language and accountability for student teachers. To purchase a copy of this book,
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If you are a higher education professor
and would like to learn more about this book
or order an examination copy,
please contact your Pearson Rep
or request a copy here: http://www.pearsonhighered.com/
educator/product/Strategies-for-Successful-
Student-Teaching-A-Guide-to-Student-Teaching
-the-Job-Search-and-Your-First-Classroom/9780137059485.page


Massachusetts Teacher Preparation Programs
may request an examination copy of this book or
place orders by emailing their Pearson Representative
Susannah Becherer at susannah.becherer@pearson.com.
Professors in all other states may search for their
rep by clicking this link: Find Rep.

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Final Journey CoverThis free PDF e-Guide will help you use the Strategies book effectively.
It includes informative videos, reflective prompts, and practical ideas
for enhancing the practicum experience. The completion of the reflections in each chapter can document your professional learning and serve as evidence for your university supervisor.
Click to open free e-Guide

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FinalPT CoverThe free PDF e-Guide will help you adapt the content in the Strategies
book to meet your needs. The videos, prompts, and ideas can be used to enhance your practicum as well as evidence for your teacher evaluation.
Click to open free e-Guide