Teacher Mentoring Programs Term Paper by ResearchRiter

An overview of the trend of teacher mentoring programs.
# 124701 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Education (Administration) , Business (Human Resources)


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This paper examines a trend in education in the United States in which teacher mentoring programs have become the norm for your teachers or for teachers experienced in the classroom for transitioning into a new aspect of teaching. It examines the role of the mentor, role of a mentoring program, the selection of mentors, and the need for mentoring as a tool to improve the educational outcome in the classroom and to reduce turnover among new teachers.

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"Reh states that in the epic Greek poem "The Odyssey", the poet Homer tells a story of Odysseus, the King of Ithaca. It is noted that when Odysseus went to fight in the Trojan War, he knew he could be gone for quite a while and that during this time, someone would need to take care of his son. He left his care to a man named Mentor, who served as his teacher and overseer. The English word mentoring can be traced back to Homer's..."

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