Instructional coaches help teachers understand the impact they, as teachers, are having on their students. This tool may help instructional coaches understand the impact they are having, as coaches, on the teachers they work with.
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March 28, 2016
March 22, 2016
The other days I posted about 12 words that should be banned from our educational vocabulary. Here are 12 that I believe should be added.
March 17, 2016
Response to Intervention (RTI) has been proven to work with students. Why don't we use it with teachers?
March 14, 2016
Too often, education leaders believe that the point of collaboration is to further their own interests.
March 12, 2016
We often approach interviews as a "desexualized version of a date" and hire from the gut. There are many reasons why that's the wrong way to go.
March 11, 2016
Too many times students are forced to do an activity that surrounds a concept they already know. The activities focus on doing something, rather than learning something. We need to stop doing that.
March 06, 2016
In a recent blog post, Shirley Clarke wrote about how ability grouping doesn't work, and it raised quite a stir. I would suggest that mixed-ability grouping doesn't either, because many people use it by name alone.
February 17, 2016
We know that collaboration around a goal works well. So why doesn't it always work?
February 09, 2016
Working with an instructional coach doesn't mean that teachers are weak, it actually shows how strong they are because they believe they can always get better.
February 03, 2016
Leaders hear a lot about being instructional leaders, but in order to bring all stakeholders together, they must be collaborative leaders.