New Webinar! The Support Coaches Need to be Effective

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TeachBoost is partnering with Ellen Eisenberg and Dan Kreiness for the second webinar of our 2018 coaching series on February 28th at 6pm EST.

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Topics: Webinar, News, Education, TeachBoost, edtech

February 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

February was teeming with instructional coaching content! We ran out of room in our weekly coaching roundup and have some must-read articles today on establishing a coaching role with school leadership, principal and coach agreements, how to become a reflective coach, reasons why instructional coaching can fall short, and more. Enjoy!

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Learning how to Make Coaching Personalized

Kelli Coons, instructional coach from Spartanburg County School District One in South Carolina, shares the importance of personalizing professional development within your coaching rolepart of our new chapter in the "Your Coaching Toolbox" series, "First Year as a Coach."

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Coaching, First Year as a Coach

The Power of Goal Setting

Everyone uses goals at some point in their personal or professional lives—big or small, intentionally or unintentionally. While the bigger ones are often written down on a sticky note or saved somewhere, the most powerful features of setting goals are unfortunately often lost. When a goal is measurable, personalized, trackable, and approached with a growth mindset it is most able to serve as a vehicle for accomplishing anything and focusing on these qualities can make any goal much more successful.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, TeachBoost, Coaching

My First Coaching Session

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TeachBoost continues to learn—and share—experiences, skills, and tools from instructional coaches in our new chapter in the "Your Coaching Toolbox" series, "First Year as a Coach."

Billy Spicer, Instructional Coach from Lake Zurich CUSD95 in Illinois, shares the importance of effective communication within a coaching meeting, making a habit of empathizing with others, and how to grow your professional learning network.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Coaching, First Year as a Coach

Knight vs. Bambrick: Which Model Best Suits Yours?

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When starting off as a coach, it's difficult to gauge exactly how, and how much, to support your teachers. Coaches often go straight from the classroom, where they are used to directly managing students, to their coaching role of supporting adult learners. In that transition, how do you decide the level of input you provide vs. what a teacher provides? How do help guide them to the strongest levers of action in their classroom while helping them work towards their self-identified goals?

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Watch Our Coaching Talk Webinar Recap and Learn How to Begin Your Coaching Journey! 

Ellen Eisenberg, experienced coach and mentor, and recently transitioned coach, Kristy Louden, cover what it takes to successfully launch a coaching role from the ground up.

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Topics: Webinar, Instructional Leadership, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox

January 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

With the first month of 2018 in the books, it's time to look back at the top 5 coaching articles in January from the weekly coaching roundup straight from your peers! Indulge in some great articles on inefective questions during a coaching conversation, ways to overcome a "bad" coaching session, how to support self-coaching, and more. Enjoy!

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Establishing my Coaching Role With the School Leadership Team

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Jason MacDonald, instructional coach from Alberta, Canada, shares his 3 tips for establishing a coaching role with the school leadership team and how to address teacher-coach confidentiality.

For more posts from instructional coaches, for instructional coaches, please check out our recent posts from the TeachBoost series entitled: "Your Coaching Toolbox".

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Coaching, First Year as a Coach

New Webinar! What Coaches Need to Begin Their Journey

TeachBoost is partnering with Ellen Eisenberg and Kristy Louden for the first webinar of our 2018 coaching series on January 31st at 6 pm EST.

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Topics: Webinar, News, Education, TeachBoost, edtech