The Role of Mentors of Preservice and Inservice Teachers

  • Jo Blase
Part of the Springer International Handbooks of Education book series (SIHE, volume 21)

This chapter considers teacher mentoring in light of related extant research and the dictates of standards-based teaching reform. A brief review of the state of our knowledge about teacher mentoring, various perspectives on teacher mentoring, and role expectations is followed by a description of promising teacher mentoring practices, a new approach to the preparation of teacher mentors, and suggestions for further research.


Preservice Teacher Mentor Program Inservice Teacher Teacher Learning Novice Teacher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jo Blase
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  1. 1.Department of Educational Leadership, College of EducationThe University of GeorgiaAthens30602

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