Expanding Your Ideas In Supporting New Teachers- Give one
Take one activity (Word)- With the large number of new teachers
that we have each year it is great to have a variety of ideas in
how to support them in their new roles.
(PDF)- sample newsletter for grades 7-9
Letter (Word)- How one mentor introduced the concept to her
Wall list Jr. High and High School algebra (Word)- word
walls are a great way for mentors to get started with some
teachers. It helps to show how to easily create the wall
using technology skills.
Conference (Word)- important part of the active reading
hour. This is a sample sheet that a mentor might leave
with a teacher after working with them.
||How can mentors support
teachers? (Publisher) Sample brochure to be used with
teachers, administrators, Board members....
Curriculum Mapping (Excel)- knowing your curriculum, how to
connect target learnings and planning effective assessment
strategies. Blank sample planning sheet.
Gr. 1 ELA sample (Word)
Diary Gr. 6 (Word)
Gr. 7 ELA (Excel)
(PDF)- A literacy newsletter for K-6. This was produced by
our Meta Mentor and is distributed through the in-school
mentors. It helps give a focus for ongoing discussion.
School sessions offered by an inschool mentor (Word)- sample
for mentors to see how one mentor has developed professional
development based on staff identified needs.
|Grade 9 Math
Glossary (Power Pt.)- produced by one of our mentors to show
the importance of vocabulary building in the content areas.
(Word) What did we look for in a mentor?
|New computers- here is a
brochure with suggested activities that our mentors used
when new computers arrived in all of our Grade 3 classrooms.
A great and consistent way to guide and orient to new classroom
hardware and software. This of course leads to follow up
conversations and opportunities. (Publisher Brochure)
Mentor Tracking Sheet- (Excel) mentors are all given time
within their timetables to perform their mentoring duties.
They are required to report three times a year on what types of
activities they are engaged in with teachers. The tracking
sheets are used to look system wide at what mentors are doing
and to help mentors set goals.