Weekly Coaching Roundup: September 2nd, 2019

Find out how one coach prepares for a year of coaching, get some new questions to consider when setting up your own coaching space, see one coach's take on what they do day-to-day, and more!

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Topics: Coaching, Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Partnership Agreements, Principal and Coach, Goal Setting, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching Roles, New School Year Preparation

Prep Like the Best: A Coach’s Guide for School Year Preparations

As a coach, how do you prep for a successful year? Robyn Hartzell, K-12 educational consultant, provides some of her techniques that not only help organize a coach's work but promote effective communication throughout the coaching process as well.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Email, Questioning Techniques, Goal Setting, Communication, Coaching Plan, Administrator summary

5 Things Coaches and Principals Can Do Right Now for a Better Partnership

Just in time for the new school year! Here are 5 things you can do as a principal or coach as the new school year kicks off to start building a stronger partnership.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox, Instructional Coaching, Partnership Agreements, Principal and Coach

Weekly Coaching Roundup: August 26th, 2019

This week we covered the importance of timely and positive feedback, a few changes schools can make to go from teacher-centered to student-centered, strategies for building relationships with teachers new to coaching, and more!

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Topics: Coaching, Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, Student-Centered Coaching, New Teacher Support, Mentors, Self-reflection

August 2019 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

Welcome back to school! Kick-start the new year with the top articles from August's weekly coaching roundups: reflective questions that help a coach identify their role, relationship-building strategies for working with teachers, how one coach transitioned back to a teaching position, questions that help create powerful conversations, student-focused tips to prepare for a new year, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: TeachBoost, Must Reads, Coaching Relationships, PLCs, Questioning Techniques, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching Cycles, Teacher Tricks, Reflection, Coach-Teacher Transitions, Student-Focused

Weekly Coaching Roundup: Starting the School Year Strong

Welcome back to TeachBoost's Coaching Roundup! This month we're looking at some strategies for starting the school year strong and how you can better prep for it.

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, Culture of Coaching, New School Year Preparation, Student-Focused

5 Student-Focused Tips to Prepare for the School Year

Laural Matthews, teacher and former instructional coach in Canada, reflects on her transition back to the classroom and the tools she uses to prepare for a year of teaching.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Instructional Coaching, Collaboration, New School Year Preparation, Coach-Teacher Transitions, Student Learner Profiles, Organization Tips, Student-Focused

Weekly Coaching Roundup: August 12th, 2019

This week we covered strategies for working with reluctant teachers, how one coach successfully prepared for a transition into a coaching role, ways to get teachers over feeling stuck in old practices, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, Coaching Reluctance, First Year Coaching Tips, Teacher Tricks, New School Year Preparation

Weekly Coaching Roundup: August 5th, 2019

This week we learned about the impact that coaching communities have had on one coach, strategies for building relationships with all teachers, ways educators can engage in PD outside of their building, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, PLCs, Coaching Reluctance, Coaching Conversations, Self-reflection, Coaching Tribes

Finding Your Tribe: Creating Your Own PLC

Kara McFarlin, instructional technology coach in Illinois, shares the impact that coaching communities have had for her and where you can begin to build your own.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, twitter, Your Coaching Toolbox, PLCs, Collaboration, Social Media, Coaching Tribes