Induction & Mentoring at PhysTEC Sites
Ball State University
Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
Florida International University
Seattle Pacific University
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas
University of Colorado at Boulder
University of Minnesota
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Western Michigan University
Induction Programs for the Support and Development of Beginning Teachers of Science — NSTA Position Statement
The New Teacher Center at the University of California, Santa Cruz — a national resource focused on teacher and administrator induction.
Alliance for Excellent Education, Tapping the Potential, 2007. Retaining and Developing High-Quality New Teachers
A. Wayne, P. Youngs, S. Fleischman, “Research Matters: Improving Teacher Induction.” In Educational Leadership Supporting New Educators, 62 (8), May 2005, pp 76-78.
R.M. Ingersoll. “A Different Approach to Solving the Teacher Shortage Problem (Teaching Quality Policy Brief No. 3).” Seattle: University of Washington, Center for the Study of Teaching and Policy, 2001.
D. Kauffman, S.M. Johnson, S.M. Kardos, E. Liu, and H.G. Peske. “‘Lost at Sea’: New Teachers’ Experiences with Curriculum and Assessment.” Teachers College Record 104 (2), March 2002: 273-300.
H.G. Peske, E. Liu, S.M. Johnson, D. Kauffman, and S.M. Kardos. "The Next Generation of Teachers: Changing Conceptions of a Career in Teaching." Phi Delta Kappan 83 (4), December 2001: 304-311.
Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education, Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the New Millennium, National Academies Press, 2000.
D. Freeland and J. Olsen, Reducing Teacher Isolation, 2006 PTEC Conference: Written by TIRs and discusses of mentoring new physics teachers.
Resources: Creating a Mentoring Program, The NEA Foundation, 1999: outlines issues and questions related to developing a mentoring program.
R. Ingersoll and J. Kralik, The Impact of Mentoring on Teacher Retention: What the Research Says, Education Commission of the States, 2004.
T. Niesz, “Why Teacher Networks (Can) Work,” Kappan, April 2007: professional development through teacher networks.
S. Feiman-Nemser, “Teacher Mentoring: A Critical Review.”
B. Poel and D. Isola, Recruiting a New Generation of Physics Teachers: The Role of Mentoring in the Learning to Teach Continuum, 2007 PTEC Conference, Boulder, Colorado.
B. Poel and D. Isola, Retaining a New Generation of Physics Teachers: The Role of Physics Departments in Effective Mentoring Programs, 2007 PTEC Conference, Boulder, Colorado.
D. Isola, Mentoring Beginning Physics Teachers, 2007 NSTA Meeting, St. Louis.
D. Grosnick and J. Watson, Plugging the Leaky Bucket: Retention of Physics Teacher Graduates from Ball State University, APS Forum on Education Newsletter, Spring 2008.
L. Lising and C. Sandifer, A Broad Approach to Mentoring in an Inquiry-Focused Early Teaching Experience, APS Forum on Education Newsletter, Spring 2008.