Students often learn best through rapid release of responsibility, where teachers start with You Do rather than I Do.
Think-Pair-Share is a great way to engage students and assess their understanding... if it's used effectively.
Provide students access to the resources they need to be successful, and empower them with the skills they need to use those resources.
Use proximity to assess and connect with students, not punish them.
Students learn best when given opportunities to discover or experience concepts before teachers define them.
An organized classroom may not guarantee a successful year, but a disorganized classroom guarantees a disastrous year.
Don't just focus on what and how teachers need to change. Explain why they need to change.
Giving answers to students in math class shifts the focus away from getting answers.
Identifying and reinforcing teachers' strengths is an important first step in the instructional coaching process.
Showing love for students means doing what's best for them, not what's easiest for us.