This one-of-a-kind resource walks new teachers and their mentors through a full year of exercises addressing everything from lesson planning to behavior management. Mentoring is one of the fastest-growing areas of teacher development. It is essential to teacher retention in an age of teacher shortages and teacher recruitment. It contains a month-by-month guide for both mentors and new teachers. It includes numerous forms and practical tips for creating effective mentoring meetings for both the new teacher and the student teacher. The book outlines how to identify and discuss difficult issues as mentors and new teachers work together. It also includes essential classroom management and discipline ideas for beginners.