EIS Mentor Training 2015
August 25, 2015
October 22, 2015
9:00-3:00

Satisfaction Survey
Demographic Survey

Mentor Purpose
  • Provide on-site resources to the new teachers
  • Serve as a local coach

October 22 Agenda
  • Introductions and Successes
  • EIS Overview and update
  • Sharing Progress with the new teachers
  • Dialogue Techniques
  • Next Steps

Introductions and Successes

EIS Overview and update
  • MRL Review


  • EIS Power Point
  • ESU 6 Craft Knowledge Page (academic games)
    • EIS Google Community
    • PT Conferences and sub plans
    • Engagement
      • Written Responses
      • Lotus Chart
      • Give one Get One
      • Academic Games
    • Goal Setting
      • Watched their video
      • Set a goal of one thing to try
    • Responsibilities for December 9
      • Goal Progress
      • Video Reflection
      • Vocabulary

Sharing Mentoring Progress
  • 5 Phases of New Teachers and 3 C's
  • Roles & Responsibilities of a Mentor.
  • How is it going?

Dialogue Techniques
  • Non-verbals
  • Active Listening
  • Conversational Tips

Next Steps
  • Challenges
  • Further Support
  • Monthly Suggested Activities


August 25 Agenda
  • Introductions - who are you and who are you mentoring? (Toby)
  • 5 Phases of New Teachers
  • Roles & Responsibilities of a Mentor
  • Information Shared with Mentee
    • Overview of the MRL model
    • Overview of the July training sessions
    • Preview of upcoming sessions and assignments
  • Serving as a Mentor
    • 3 C's
    • Suggested Activities
    • Collaboration & Reflection Logs
    • 4 Types of Teachers
    • Top 10 Do's and Don'ts
  • Designing a plan for support and implementation
  • Next Steps
  • Next Session: October 22


EIS Mentor Training 2104

9:00-3:00
August 26, 2014
October 21, 2014
9:00-3:00

Satisfaction Survey
Demographic Survey

Mentor Purpose
  • Provide on-site resources to the new teachers
  • Serve as a local coach

October 21 Agenda
  • Introductions and Successes
  • EIS Overview and update
  • Sharing Progress with the new teachers
  • Dialogue Techniques
  • Next Steps

Introductions and Successes

EIS Overview and update
  • MRL Review


  • EIS Power Point
  • ESU 6 Craft Knowledge Page (academic games)
    • EIS Google Community
    • PT Conferences and sub plans
    • Engagement
      • Written Responses
      • Lotus Chart
      • Give one Get One
      • Academic Games
    • Goal Setting
      • Watched their video
      • Set a goal of one thing to try
    • Responsibilities for December 9
      • Goal Progress
      • Video Reflection
      • Vocabulary

Sharing Mentoring Progress
  • 5 Phases of New Teachers and 3 C's
  • Roles & Responsibilities of a Mentor.
  • How is it going?

Dialogue Techniques
  • Non-verbals
  • Active Listening
  • Conversational Tips

Next Steps
  • Challenges
  • Further Support
  • Monthly Suggested Activities




August 26 Agenda
  • Introductions - who are you and who are you mentoring? (Toby)
  • 5 Phases of New Teachers
  • Roles & Responsibilities of a Mentor
  • Information Shared with Mentee
    • Overview of the MRL model
    • Overview of the July training sessions
    • Preview of upcoming sessions and assignments
  • Serving as a Mentor
    • 3 C's
    • Suggested Activities
    • Collaboration & Reflection Logs
    • 4 Types of Teachers
    • Top 10 Do's and Don'ts
  • Designing a plan for support and implementation
  • Next Steps

5 PHASES OF NEW TEACHERS (April)

ROLES AND RESPONSIBLITIES OF A MENTOR (April)

INFORMATION SHARED WITH MENTEES (Toby & Lenny)
Marzano Instructional Model Overview
Overview of the July Training
  • EIS Series Goals
    • Utilize assessment, reporting, and grading practices based on current research and literature.
    • Utilize instructional routines and strategies based on current research and literature.
    • Implement classroom management practices based on current research and literature.
  • Pret-test
  • We trained them in:
    • Instruction and building relationships
    • Brain Basics
    • Grading and classroom management
    • First Day Planning
    • Technology
      • Google Tools
      • Communities and Hangouts
      • Twitter
  • July 22- Day One
    • Goals For Day 1
      • Participants will have an understanding of
        • who is in the "Class or 2014"
        • the structure and goals of the "Effective Instruction Series."
        • "The Art and Science of Teaching" as a framework for teaching techniques and instructional strategies.
        • Google technology and ways to use Google applications in the classroom.
        • the importance of building relationships with students. "Students don't care what you know until they know that you care."
    • Areas of Focus
      • Introduction to the MRL Model
      • Google+ and Communities
  • July 23 - Day Two
    • Goals For Day 2
      • Participants will:
        • learn several brain based learning strategies and how to make their classrooms brain compatible learning environment.
        • Identify and explain research-based ways to boost retention
        • Apply active participation techniques to engage more students more often with more purpose
      • Lotus Chart brain.doc
      • Growth Mind Set Carol Dweck
      • Lenny's Brain Based Web Site
    • Areas of Focus
      • Routines
      • Growth Mindset
      • Brain Basics
      • Tech Tools
  • July 24 - Day Three
    • Goals For Day 3
      • Participants will
        • understand common grading issues
        • develop a grading philosophy to improve learning
        • develop homework policies to improve learning
        • investigate technology tools

  • July 25 - Day Four
  • Goals For Day 4
    • Participants will:
      • investigate classroom management techniques
      • determine first day activities
      • set one goal
      • communicate with their principal
    • Dr. Matt Blomstedt, Commissioner of Education
    • Meet with Principals
    • Discuss first day ideas



  • Upcoming Sessions:
    • Tuesday, October 14 Participants will utilize instructional strategies and implement classroom management practices based on current research and literature.
      • Teaching Reflection & Goal Setting
      • Engagement Techniques
      • Technology Tools
      Please Bring:
      • iPod & headphones
      • recording of teaching (10-15 minutes)


    • Tuesday, December 9 Participants will utilize instructional strategies and implement classroom management practices based on current research and literature.
      • Teaching Reflection & Goal Setting
      • Vocabulary Instruction
      • Technology Tools

SERVING AS A MENTOR (April)
3 C'S
  • Consulting
  • Collaborating
  • Coaching

Suggested Activities
  • Try to meet 1/week
  • See Monthly Activity suggestions in binder (MRL reference)
  • Collaborative Logs
  • Reflection Logs

4 Types of Teachers & Will Drivers
  • Most New Teachers are High Will/Low Skill. Think about strategies to use with them.

Top 10's Do's & Don'ts
  • Effective Mentoring Strategies
  • Mistakes Mentors Make

DESIGNING A SUPPORT PLAN (Toby)
  • What will you do to:
    • Build a strong relationship
    • Help the teacher reflect
    • Complete the tasks

NEXT STEPS (Toby)
  • What will you do in September?
  • What will you do in October?

  • Next Session: October 21, 2014