Why finding good mentors is important for new teachers

05/1/2014 | Center for Teaching Quality

In this blog post, middle-grades teacher Ariel Sacks explains the importance of finding and maintaining contact with a mentor, especially for new teachers. Sacks writes about how mentors can reconnect educators to their core teaching values when competing pressures threaten to upend them. "A mentor should be someone who understands why you teach and who helps you connect your teaching methods with this purpose," she writes.

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