TITLE

Teachers' Preferences on the Qualities and Roles of a Mentor Teacher

AUTHOR(S)
Cothran, Donetta; McCaughtry, Nate; Smigell, Sara; Garn, Alex; Kulinna, Pamela; Martin, Jeffrey J.; Faust, Roberta
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;Apr2008, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p241
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which investigates how a mentoring program for teachers who had some teaching experience related to established models. Results reveals that most participants prefer more-direct strategies to problem solving than using typically advocated in traditional programs. Researchers stress that their findings provide valuable insight and demonstrate the importance of tailoring mentoring programs to meet specific programmatic and individual needs of their students. Furthermore, researchers suggest that teachers should put more emphasis on data-based research on how the theories, models, and mentoring programs work.
ACCESSION #
31322639

 

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