Case Studies in 21st Century School Administration: Addressing Challenges for Educational Leadership presents real problems that confront today’s school leaders who must deal with issues of diversity, school improvement, and limited resources. Authors David L. Gray and Agnes E. Smith give prospective school leaders opportunities to resolve complex issues in K-12 school settings through reflective questions, activities, and authentic assessment tools for skill development.
Mentoring New Teachers: A Transition to the Classroom
In Homer's Odyssey, Odysseus asks his friend, Mentor, to guide his son, Telemachus, while Odysseus is away on a trip. Mentor has come to mean one person guiding another. According to Matthews and Crow (2003), mentoring “is an act of advocacy … ...