Strategies for mentoring pedagogical knowledge
Hudson, Peter B. (2013) Strategies for mentoring pedagogical knowledge. Teachers and Teaching : Theory and Practice, 19(4), pp. 363-381.
Fundamental for mentoring a preservice teacher is the mentor’s articulation of pedagogical knowledge, which in this research draws upon specific practices, viz: planning, timetabling lessons, preparation, teaching strategies, content knowledge, problem solving, questioning, classroom management, implementation, assessment, and viewpoints for teaching. Mentoring is haphazard; consequently mentors need a pedagogical knowledge framework and a repertoire of pedagogical knowledge strategies to guide a preservice teacher’s development. Yet, what are strategies for mentoring pedagogical knowledge practices? This qualitative research investigates mentoring strategies assigned to pedagogical knowledge from 27 experienced mentor teachers. Findings showed that there were multiple strategies that can be linked to specific pedagogical knowledge practices. For example, mentoring strategies associated with planning for teaching can include co-planning, verbally reflecting on planning with the mentee, and showing examples of the mentor teacher’s planning (e.g., teacher’s plans, school plans, district and state plans). This paper provides a bank of practical strategies for mentoring pedagogical knowledge practices to assist a preservice teacher’s development.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Student teachers, Pedagogical knowledge, Mentoring, Mentors, Preservice teachers, School experiences|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Hudson, Peter B. (2013) Strategies for mentoring pedagogical knowledge. Teachers and Teaching : Theory and Practice, 19.  [copyright Taylor & Francis], available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/[Article DOI:10.1080/13540602.2013.770226].|
|Deposited On:||05 Aug 2013 23:26|
|Last Modified:||03 Dec 2016 22:59|
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