Managing Relationships: The Power of Follow-Up

Lauren Smith, instructional coach in Noblesville Schools in central Indiana, explains the delicate nature of relationships for the learning process and tips for honing on-going relationships throughout the year.

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A District's Success Using Principal and Coach Partnerships

Pasha Goodman, "coaching champion" from Fort Bend ISD in Texas, shares the benefits of having principal and coach partnership agreements and how they help create a positive school year.

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From Coached to Coach: Where Do We Begin?

Maggie Colicchio, instructional coach from Alliance City Schools in Ohio, reflects on her experiences transitioning from being coached as a teacher to becoming an instructional coach herself.

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September's Coaching Roundup: The Power of Twitter for Instructional Coaches

Is a goal of yours this school year to expand your PLC—both in person and online? You're in luck! These articles appeared in our most recent weekly coaching roundup that's sent out out every Wednesday morning. To stay up to date on fresh coaching content, be sure to subscribe to the roundups below!

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Permission to Coach Heavy

Joseph Kanke, statewide coaching coordinator in Wisconsin, shares both the benefits of coaching "heavy" and the potential pitfalls with remaining in "light" coaching for too long.

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August 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

Indulge in the top articles from August's weekly coaching roundups below and learn about tips for new instructional coaches, navigating difficult conversations, the causes of coaching reluctance, how coaches prepare for a new year, and more.

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Starting the School Year Strong: 5 Tips for New Instructional Coaches

Tonya Moody, instructional coach in Westfield Washington School District in central Indiana, shares her practiced techniques for new or transitioning instructional coaches to start their journey on the right foot.

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Questions: The Currency of Coaching

Ellen Eisenberg, Executive Director of The Professional Institute for Instructional Coaching (TPIIC), explains the importance of giving your coachee a voice and how to use questions to drive conversations.

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10 Strategies to Combat Reluctance

Cailin Minor continues her two-part series on teacher reluctance to coaching with her top strategies for combating reluctance and feeling "stuck."

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August's Coaching Roundup: Preparing for the New School Year

With the school year just around the corner, what better time for some insights on how coaches prepare for the new year? These articles appeared in our most recent weekly coaching roundup that we send out out every Wednesday morning. To stay up to date on fresh coaching content, be sure to subscribe to the roundups below. Enjoy!

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