Mentoring Pre Service Teachers Through Social Media

Virtual Brief Paper ID: 40709
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    Sueanne McKinney
    Old Dominion University
  2. Alana Balthazar
    Norfolk Public Schools
  3. Byethella Hickman
    Norfolk Public Schools
  4. Sarah Bishop
    United Way
  5. Clair Berube
    Hampton University
  6. Nina Brown
    Old Dominion University

Abstract: This investigation sought to determine if the utilization of a social network, specifically Facebook, would provide the necessary guidance and support to practicum students provided by inservice and retired teachers, administrators, and support staff. The results communicated that Facebook was an effective means to provide the practicum students with the needed support to be successful in the classroom.


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