Weekly Coaching Roundup: January 28th, 2019

Welcome back to TeachBoost's Weekly Coaching Roundup, our hand-picked list of first-person perspectives, resources, and tools from instructional coaches! Read below to learn the importance of collaboration, how to work with a cranky teacher, and more.

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Instructional Coaching, Collaboration, Coaching Reluctance, Partnership, Questioning Techniques

Transforming a Coaching Culture From Avoidance to Acceptance

Lauren Vaclavik, an instructional coach in Illinois, shares her tips for building relationships and establishing a culture of coaching within a school or organization.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Tips and Tricks, Your Coaching Toolbox, Coaching, Coaching Reluctance, Building Relationships

Weekly Coaching Roundup: Overcoming Coaching Barriers

If you've ever struggled with resistant or reluctant teachers then take a look December's Coaching Roundup—we put together a number of great resources on overcoming coaching barriers this month.

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Instructional Coaching, Tips and Tricks, Building Relationships, Coaching Reluctance

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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Topics: Must Reads, Professional Growth, Questioning Techniques, Difficult Conversations, Coaching Meetings, Coaching Reluctance, First Year Coaching Tips

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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Topics: Guest Blogger, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox, Coaching Reluctance, Collaboration, Teacher Leadership

The Causes of Coaching Reluctance

TeachBoost continues to ask instructional coaches what tools they include in their instructional coaching toolbox as part of our TeachBoost series, Your Coaching Toolbox—resources, tips, and reflections for instructional coaches, by instructional coaches.

In part one of her two-part series, Cailin Minor, literacy coach at Shanghai American School in China, first dissects the causes for teachers feeling "stuck" and reluctant towards coaching.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox, Coaching Reluctance, Relationships

The Loneliness of Coaching

Fiona Hurtado, teaching and learning coach in South Africa, identifies three sources of loneliness as a coach and how to combat them.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox, Instructional Coaching, Loneliness, Coaching Reluctance, Relationships

Breaking Down the Coaching Barriers

Vicki Collet, Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, shares her techniques for working with reluctant teachers by breaking down coaching barriers to create buoyant coaching partnerships.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Instructional Coaching, Tips and Tricks, Coaching Reluctance