T.H.E. Journal, April 1999, p. 79

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E-mail and listserv technologies now enable new teachers to receive support and guidance during their difficult first year of teaching.

By tapping into these technologies, new teachers can easily set up a mentor relationship with faculty at schools of education and master teachers. This “telementoring” bridges the gap between the pre-service training a new teacher has received and the realities of in-service instruction.