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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Mentoring in the Boston Teacher Residency

Boston's homegrown training program places candidates in the classrooms of experienced mentor teachers for a full year. Residents say they're learning far more than they could in traditional student teaching. More to this story.
By Grace Rubenstein

The Apprentice: Derek Allen

In the Boston Teacher Residency, Derek Allen and his mentor work as peers, learning side-by-side.

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The Apprentice: Nadirah Muhammad

With her mentor's guidance, teaching resident Nadirah Muhammad eases into the role of educator one step at a time.

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Produced by Grace Rubenstein, photography by Gregory Cherin.
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Comments and video helpful. Honest presentation. Presenters were not trying to impress.

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