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Continued Momentum: Teaching as Mentoring

How Teachers Engage in the Mentoring of Students

Continued Momentum: Teaching as Mentoring by Matthew DeJong
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The position of teacherdemonstrates a broader role within schools, the education system and thecommunity. It is in our educators’ capacity, resources, knowledge and networksthat they can provide for, and meet the needs of, students better than anyother societal program or group. While mentoring practices are usually limitedto “at-risk” students, research suggests a more robust understanding of theneeds of students, as well as teachers as practitioners. With a discussionfocused on the relevant literature, insight from both practicing teachers whomentor their students and students who were mentored by their teachers,Continued Momentum: Teaching as Mentoring explores the dimensions of howteachers mentor their students. Appropriate for pre-service and experiencedteachers, administrators and school support workers; this pivotal text revealshow teachers can engage students in the modern educational reality. 

Matthew DeJong is an author,filmmaker, travel writer, and award-winning educator. His research interestsinclude mentoring and, most recently, how schools can become the epicentres ofcommunity mentoring in cross-cultural environments.

SensePublishers; December 2015
195 pages; ISBN 9789463003933
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Title: Continued Momentum: Teaching as Mentoring
Author: Matthew DeJong
 
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