Tips for Mentoring New Teachers


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You have been asked to be a mentor to a new teacher. What does this involve?

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1. Why might a mentor advise a new teacher to stay out of the workroom?

2. How much support should a mentor provide a new teacher?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz/worksheet combo to help you test your understanding of how to mentor new teachers. Some of the topics you'll be assessed on include the level of support you should offer a new teacher as well as the significance of avoiding sources of negative energy when mentoring a new teacher.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Taking your role as a mentor seriously
  • Avoiding sources of negative energy
  • Support levels for new teachers
  • Behavior management support
  • Encouraging new teachers to take on more responsibilities

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on how to mentor new teachers
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about mentoring in a new light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the development of behavior management systems
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about areas prone to negativity

Additional Learning

To learn more about teaching, review the accompanying lesson titled Tips for Mentoring New Teachers. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify five tips for mentoring a new teacher
  • Give an example of each of the five tips for mentoring a new teacher
  • Understand the significance of being a mentor to a new teacher