Tools For Mentors

Reflection through dialogue

This section contains tools and strategies to help new teachers, and groups of new teahcers to reflect on their development and progress through dialogue and conversation.

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Autoscopy and reflection

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In this resource you find a method for reflection of the NQT by videotaping several classes throughout the school year. An observation grid is sugg...


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Teachers' annual timetable

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This document includes an example of a teacher's annual timetable and working tasks. The timetable can be modified for every teacher's and cou...


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Group reflection : step by step

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How to conduct a systematic reflection in group with colleagues/ NQT's...


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Bowtiemodel

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visual chart that can be used to analyse a dilemma of a NQT in group....


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Reflective Portfolio

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This tool resorts to Korthagen’s Onion Model to help new teachers reflect on their mission as teachers by building their own reflective portfoli...


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Metaphors: Conceptions about being a teacher

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This tool consists of a multimodal narrative and focuses teachers’ professional identity, conceptions and beliefs by asking teachers to think of...


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Conceptual Map for Teaching and Learning

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Teachers are expected to evolve on their pedagogical orientation over time. This tool allows each teacher to trace the progress of their thinking rega...


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Lego Serious Play

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The LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® Method can be used as a tool for reflection. Sometimes new qualified teachers are missing the right words expressing t...