How do Mentors and Colleagues Help?

In our longitudinal research we were particularly interested in what actions colleagues took that new teachers found most helpful in supporting their growth. The chart below summarizes our learning:

How do Mentors and Colleagues Help New Teachers?
Mentor Reflections – Learning from Mentoring

One of the most powerful potential outcomes of this “intentional sharing of knowledge and practice” is the learning of mentors themselves. Here are learning themes that NTIP Mentors have expressed as a result of their learning from and with beginning teachers:

Mentoring as Learning