Welcome to the eMentoring Toolkit for K-12 Teachers!

A site for sharing 21st century tools and strategies to enhance mentoring and induction of new and novice teachers

News and updates

The eMentoring Toolkit launched on Nov. 1, 2007. It is a work in progress. Visit About this wiki to learn more.

This online toolkit supplements an independent study completed by Jennifer Lubke during the fall 2007 and spring 2008 semesters at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville. The complete study is available in PDF, and feedback is greatly appreciated!

How to use this site

  • This site is organized by general categories of tools. Feel free to browse through the tools, using the links to the left. Tapped In, an online community with both social networking and CMS features, is the one exception; it has a page of its own.
  • On each tool page you will see a general introduction about the tool with a focus on one, specific software example. Following the intro is a list of related links, commentary on the ripe environment and potential pitfalls associated with the tool, and a list of nitty gritty details pertaining to a specific software example.
  • The eMentoring Toolkit is a public wiki, which means it is editable by anyone. If you are interested in computer-mediated mentoring in K-12 education, please share your eMentoring resources and artifacts! Just click on the Edit This Page button at the top of any page.
  • Or, use the discussion tabs at the top of each page to leave questions, comments, and suggestions.
  • To learn more about the application used to create this site, visit the Wikispaces home page.
  • Take a virtual tour to learn more about the Wikispaces interface. The tour consists of a series of short videos, each about 2 minutes long.