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Science Teacher Retention: Mentoring and Renewal

Edited by Jack Rhoton, Patricia Bowers


This book addresses the issues surrounding professional development for beginning and experienced science teachers and discusses practical approaches used by current teacher retention and renewal programs that are working to build effective science programs in our public schools.

The nation’s most noted science educators—including WestEd staff members Edward Britton, Susan Mundry, and Senta Raizen—offer ideas to resolve the problems of science retention and renewal.

The book is directed at all players in the science education community who have a stake in improving science teaching and learning.

Resource Details

Product Information

ISBN: 978-0-87355-218-9
Copyright: 2002
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: NSTA Press

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Praise for this Resource

  • Recommended by the National Science Teachers Association

    “Administrators and school improvement teams will find this a valuable tool for formulating local plans.

    “…Science Teacher Retention: Mentoring and Renewal is full of ideas that can be modified to meet individual needs.”

    Donald Logsdon Jr., Online Instructor