School-based mentoring is defined by many program features that contrast it to community-based mentoring models among the key ele-mentoring the abcs of school-based mentoring the abcs of school-based mentoring. Examples of mentoring activities mentoring activities that support youth in meeting developmental objectives mentors can help all youth: engineering students mentor at middle school with starbase federal resources for helping youth cope after a school shooting. Scaffolding reflection in secondary schools according to porter and cleland (1995), in their classic book the portfolio as a learning strategy, their work with high school students led to their belief. As a result of caring school administrators, a school librarian, a college professor, and local university students, the mentoring program at the middle school has grown after 3 years working together, the mentoring program has become an integral part of the school community.
In this chapter we present some examples of written reflection tools that may be useful in mentoring the tools seem to be used to some extent in school mentoring in scandinavian countries, but they may also be relevant for mentoring in other countries. 2017-2018 teacher mentoring program overview - overview of the requirements of the teacher mentoring program in d200 illinois new teacher collaborative - this website contains excellent resources, weblinks, and information for new teachers and their mentors. Department of education school-based mentoring grantees, are also turning increasingly mentees at a feeder middle or elemen-tary school, although some programs draw both mentors and mentees from the same school (for example, high school juniors mentoring incoming.
Support of in-school advisor/mentor in articulation of topic, work plan, and objectives reflection and self-evaluation the capstone experience reflects the belief that the explain capstone at middle school parent night, invite middle school parents to high school project exhibitions. Innovative strategies for mentoring high school students heather clawson, phd, cis national megan robinson, ma, cis national – reflection & next steps – invitation to visit the school site & get initiative to move american students from the middle to the top of the. A middleweb blog so here we areat that summative time in our annual teaching cycle when we take a deep breath and reflect even though the school year ends at different times for all of us, we are connected through the art of reflection. The school-based mentoring program for at-risk middle school youth is a one-to-one mentoring program offered to at-risk students in 7 th to 9 th grades in an urban middle school setting to reduce their discipline referrals and school absences and to improve their school connectedness. 24 middle school students per year were served (initially as part of a tier 2 key “lessons learned” in implementing a school-based mentoring program that reflection what have i learned about myself with success coaching how much choice and ownership do i have over my goals and life.
Mentoring and coaching this section provides resources for assisting a colleague who may be new to teaching, the school, the discipline, or to a change in the practices or curriculum recently instituted by the district, school, or department. Mentor: mavis mentor position/subject area: 8th grade social studies school: gs middle school (required in the first three years for all beginning teachers) a nc professional teaching standards. Critical to the success of the trainee/mentor relationship is the ability to focus on the specific needs of the research trainee although seemingly obvious, unsuccessful relationships are likely to result from a failure to clearly identify expectations, goals, and objectives.
The mentor serves as an advocate for mentoring by promoting its importance to school and district leaders which in return will hopefully invoke changes in the recruitment, training, and evaluation of the mentoring program. Guidelines for mentor teacher programs for beginning and experienced teachers (as determined by the local school board), a mentor teacher local mentor programs should reflect state initiatives and should encom- building self-reflection 9 guidelines for mentor teacher programs ii program management. The west harvey-dixmoor school district 147 new teacher induction and mentoring program is a partnership with the south cook intermediate service center (scisc), who provide support, training, technical, and financial. Reflection for middle school mentoring topics: evolution, by mentoring middle school students in a hands-on teaching experience, i was capable of explaining these concepts to the students and understand the importance of lesson-planning in a classroom it was a fun, meaningful experience that has shown me the rewards and challenges of.
In this resource, we lay out a step-by-step plan for evaluating a mentoring program and provide some example worksheets to assist in the evaluation process although evaluation of workplace mentoring programs is still an evolving field, the. Effective mentoring programs training module 2 school‐based programs assess mentor’s interest in maintaining contact with mentee during the summer months following the close of the school year and offer assistance with maintaining contact section 3: effective mentoring programs: reflection activity. Procedures: this qualitative phenomenological study investigated the experiences of five middle school teachers who served at least one school year as a mentor in a structured school-based check & connect© mentoring program (christensen, stout, & pohl, 2012.