Staff-Dev. Videos Aim at New Teacher

A two-tape video training series targets the "new kid on the block": first-year staff or those new to a school or district.

In "Teacher Induction, Mentoring and Renewal," award-winning educator, Dr. Harry K. Wong, speaks on the title's topics.

The first tape details the "how-to's" of a successful research-based induction program, with specific ideas, activities and more. Award-winning districts from three states share their programs.

"Mentoring" is explored in the second tape. Examples of teacher renewal programs, and their systemic benefits, are featured.

The firm offers a full range of professional educator development videos. The Video Journal of Education, Sandy, UT, (800) 572-1153,

This article originally appeared in the 12/01/1996 issue of THE Journal.