Chapter 11. Chapter 12. PASSION. MENTOR, COACH, AND ADVOCATE. In this Chapter we will: Explore what field practitioners cite as the multiple dimensions of a master teacher’s influence as a (1) Mentor, (2) Coach and (3) Advocate for students and colleagues.
Core Belief #8:
Assumes leadership roles in school events and projects.
Creates a desire in others that they too can and should aspire to be exemplary.
Serves as a source of information and advice for other teachers.
Contributes to the teaching profession by sharing expertise.
Works to improve school practices and procedures for the benefit of student.
As a result of these characteristics, Master Teachers create a desire in others that they, too, can and should aspire to be exemplary teachers.
The value of Master Teachers to the entire school community is beyond measures.
They provide influences to hundreds, even thousands of students, parents, colleagues, and community members that can last a lifetime.
When a Master Teacher demonstrates these attitudes colleagues and students will…
How many Master Teachers do YOU have in your Campus?
“ You cannot kindle a fire in any other heart until it is first burning in your own.” – William James
Core Belief #9:
“The master teacher is highly competent in his or her subject matter and is passionate about what he or she teaches and for learning as a whole. As a result, he or she engenders in students a passion for learning.”