Supporting Teachers Through Instructional Coaching Cycles

TeachBoost continues to learn—and share—experiences, skills, and tools from instructional coaches for our series, "Your Coaching Toolbox": resources, tips, and reflections for instructional coaches, by instructional coaches.

Shawn Churchill, Instructional Coach at Anderson High School in Indiana, shares her experiences using instructional coaching cycles with her teachers and the power of co-teaching to model instruction.

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

Facilitate Collaboration: Enable Anytime, Anywhere Learning

This post is part of TeachBoost's series called "From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership." Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to our blog to have posts delivered to your inbox as we publish new pieces.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Educator Effectiveness, leadership, From Vision to Reality

3 Tips for Using Technology to Norm Feedback

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Educator Effectiveness, leadership, From Vision to Reality

September 2017 Instructional Leadership Must-Reads

Your friends at TeachBoost rounded up a hefty compilation of intriguing articles this month! Learn about "the beauty of failure", simple ways to support teachers at the start of the school year, centralizing the work around a common vision, using video to enhance professional development, the benefits of technology and how to adapt it, plus more. Enjoy!

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Using Technology to Streamline the Process

This post is part of TeachBoost's series called "From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership." Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to our blog to have posts delivered to your inbox as we publish new pieces.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Educator Effectiveness, leadership, From Vision to Reality

The Beauty of FAILure

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

Joy DeFors, our returning guest blogger, was thrilled to share the "beauty of failure" when working with teachers as an instructional coach and how to use it as a means of feedback and growth.

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

Centralize the Work Around A Common Vision

This post is part of TeachBoost's series, "From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership." Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to our blog to have posts delivered to your inbox as we publish new pieces.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Educator Effectiveness, leadership, From Vision to Reality

August 2017 Instructional Leadership Must-Reads

Welcome back! With the 2017-18 school year kicking off for most, we at TeachBoost wanted to extend a friendly welcome back with a round-up of insightful articles on: coaching with a growth mindset, tips for visiting every classroom, how to develop (and retain) your principals, using technology to foster collaboration, and many more. Enjoy!

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Combating Fixed Mindset With Growth Mindset

Continuing on with his experience of coaching with a growth mindset, instructional coach, Dan Kreiness, dives into the danger of the "comfort zone" and how to combat a fixed mindset.

For more posts by 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, Your Coaching Toolbox

Look for Growth, Not Gotchas

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Feedback, From Vision to Reality, Calibration