Instructional coaching can be an impactful position, but there are six critical issues that often get in the way of coaches being able to do their job. They can be overcome.
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September 08, 2019
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September 01, 2019
We ask each of our students to be works in progress, and to be confident enough to believe that they can achieve and perform at truly high levels. They deserve educators who are committed to doing the same, argues Paul Freeman.
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So often, we look at coaching as a one-on-one relationship, but coaching administrative teams can have a powerful impact as well.
July 07, 2019
If you want to engage with other educators, and debating is not your thing, try these suggestions from guest blogger Jennifer Borgioli Binis, an online debater.
April 24, 2019
If we truly want educational technology to take root in schools and finally live up to the promise we've been expecting for more than a decade, schools need to develop a cadre of well-trained tech instructional coaches.
April 22, 2019
A pedagogical pathway is paved with "engaging (learning about) the world," and "changing it for the better." What now is emerging is the possibility that pedagogical savvy and political action may make for a surprising combination with students as a force for change.
April 14, 2019
Many people may believe a coach is the one with all of the power, but true coaching can offer learning opportunities for the coach and the person being coached. Here are four areas where I did some learning.