This is part two of a series of blogs written by Noelle Apostol Colin, Bright Morning Consulting associate. I've learned a lot since that moment I froze in front of my African-American client who said, "You wouldn't understand. You're not from this community." I was part of a team of coaches who had time each week to reflect and learn together, which was essential to my growth and commitment. I built up my own emotional intelligence, learned about systemic oppression, resistance, resilience, and developed a bank of strategies that have allowed me to be a more effective coach for my ...
While independent schools can feel quite different from their public, charter, and parochial counterparts, the glue that holds all schools together is this noble charge we call teaching.
Coaching across lines of difference can feel very challenging, writes guest blogger Noelle Apostol Colin.
How much coaching do you invest, and how long do you wait, to see how much growth in practice? What constitutes enough growth for a teacher receiving coaching?
How do we expand someone's ability? Elena Aguilar shares a tool for analysis that can transform your thinking about how to help another person change, learn, or grow.
Knowing and acting on core values is essential to being a resilient educator—and resilience is key to managing the continuous challenges that any educator faces.
Here are the three key questions to think about to prepare for a coaching conversation.
Here are some cues that a coaching conversation is not going well—for the coach or for the client.
Here are some activities to help you reflect on last year and launch this new one.
If you're anything like the majority of educators, then you've been working really hard since July or August.