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.

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.

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.
© 2007 The George Lucas Educational Foundation. All rights reserved.

This article originally published on 11/20/2007

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Comments and video helpful. Honest presentation. Presenters were not trying to impress.

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