Category Archives: Research Articles

Mentoring: Lost in Translation

This post is part of a series examining research and theory on mentoring and coaching from the perspective of mentoring school videoconference coordinators. Article Reference Orland-Barak, L. (2005). Lost in translation: Mentors learning to participate in competing discourses of practice. … Continue reading

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Mentoring: Sharing Teacher Knowledge of Technology

This post is part of a series examining research and theory on mentoring and coaching from the perspective of mentoring school videoconference coordinators. Article Reference Margerum-Leys, J., & Marx, R. W. (2004). The nature and sharing of teacher knowledge of … Continue reading

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Mentoring: The Leader as Mentor

This post is part of a series examining research and theory on mentoring and coaching from the perspective of mentoring school videoconference coordinators. Article Reference Gibson, J. W., Tesone, D. V., & Buchalski, R. M. (2000). The leader as mentor. … Continue reading

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Mentoring: Learning to Teach (with Technology?)

This post is part of a series examining research and theory on mentoring and coaching from the perspective of mentoring school videoconference coordinators. Article Reference Fairbanks, C. M., Freedman, D., & Kahn, C. (2000). The role of effective mentors in … Continue reading

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Mentoring: Student Technology Mentors

This post is part of a series examining research and theory on mentoring and coaching from the perspective of mentoring school videoconference coordinators. Article Reference Butler, T., & Chao, T. (2001). Partners for change: Students as effective technology mentors. Active … Continue reading

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Mentoring: Effectiveness for Mentors

This post is part of a series examining research and theory on mentoring and coaching from the perspective of mentoring school videoconference coordinators. Article Reference Allen, T. D., & Eby, L. T. (2003). Relationship effectiveness for mentors: Factors associated with … Continue reading

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Mentoring: What’s a Mentor, Anyway?

This post is part of a series examining research and theory on mentoring and coaching from the perspective of mentoring school videoconference coordinators. Why? It is my belief that the school videoconference coordinator is critical to the successful implementation of … Continue reading

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Marzano: Generating and Testing Hypotheses

This post is part of a series on integrating the McREL research on classroom instruction that works with videoconferencing. Setting Objections: Generalizations The generating and testing of hypotheses can be approached in an inductive or deductive manner. Teachers should ask … Continue reading

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Marzano: Homework and Practice

This post is part of a series on integrating the McREL research on classroom instruction that works with videoconferencing. Homework: Generalizations The amount of homework assigned to students should be different from elementary to high school. Parental involvement in doing … Continue reading

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Marzano: Identifying Similarities and Differences

This post is part of a series on integrating the McREL research on classroom instruction that works with videoconferencing. Identifying Similarities and Differences: Generalizations Presenting students with explicit guidance in identifying similarities and differences enhances their understanding of and ability … Continue reading

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