Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 20: May 20, 2022

This week we learned a few end-of-year coaching tips, Jim Knight's seven factors of successful coaching programs, how to make observations more collaborative, and more!

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Topics: Teacher Observation, Coaching Roundup, PLCs, Coaching Methodologies, Self-reflection, Coaching Roles, End of Year, Data-Driven Strategies

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 19: May 13, 2022

Learn how to be a more compassionate coach, tips for putting educators' mental health through non-invasive coaching, why seeking feedback from teachers is valuable (plus some questions to get you started!), and more in this week's coaching roundup.

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, PLCs, Reflection, Coaching Roles, Coaching Surveys, Compassion, Online Tools, Growth-centered Coaching

Developing Healthy Teachers with Non-Invasive Coaching

Cassandra Williams, owner of Educational Innovation 360°, reflects on how her coaching practice has changed since the start of the pandemic, allowing for greater flexibility and support for educators’ mental health.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Feedback, Teacher Support, Coaching Cycles, Debrief, Coaching Methodologies, Overwhelmed, Stress and Anxiety, Growth-centered Coaching

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 18: May 6, 2022

This week we learned why ICs should be conscious of their tone when providing written feedback, how to plan and navigate coaching conversations, tips for building credibility as a coach, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: PD, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Conversations, Mission and Vision, Coaching Cycles, Virtual Coaching, Teacher Empowerment

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 17: April 29, 2022

The last Weekly Coaching Roundup of April offered seven techniques for reducing educator stress, three ways to connect with fellow ICs for peer coaching, tips for tackling difficult conversations, and more.

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Topics: Feedback, Coaching Roundup, Professional Growth, Difficult Conversations, Vulnerability, Feedback Forms, Peer Coaching, Teacher Retention, Teacher Empowerment, Stress and Anxiety

Prioritize Your Own Professional Learning with Peer Coaching

When we stop growing professionally, we do a disservice to not ourselves but to others. Stephanie Affinito, Staff Associate in the literacy department at the University at Albany in New York, shares three ways to level up your coaching skillset by seeking feedback from your peers—both in-person and online. 💻

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Feedback, Practical Advice, PLCs, Video Coaching, Modeling, Self-reflection, Peer Coaching

Weekly Coaching Roundup: Craft Your District's Coaching Program

Successfully rolling out a coaching program doesn't happen overnight—it requires considerable planning and collaboration among school and district leaders. Read on for tips and advice on crafting and implementing an enduring coaching program in this month's topic roundup. Enjoy!

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Culture of Coaching, District Improvement, Mission and Vision, Coaching Support, Roundup Topics, Learning Organization

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 15: April 15, 2022

Learn six signs of an effective IC, how admins can wear a "coaching hat" while observing staff, questions that spark reflection at each stage of a coaching cycle, and more in this week's Weekly Coaching Roundup.

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, New Teacher Support, Questioning Techniques, Culture of Coaching, Coaching Methodologies, Self-reflection, Reflection, Coaching Hat, Teacher Retention

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 14: April 8, 2022

This week we learned how one instructional coach delivers PD every month in a bag, a blueprint for organizing your own EdCamp, why it's important to say no at times, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, PD, Coaching Roundup, Conversations, Time Management, Edcamps, Teacher Retention, PD Boxes, Self-care

Facilitate Teacher-Centered PD with EdCamps

How do you empower your teachers while giving them a voice and choice in their professional learning, you ask? EdCamps! Jenny Steller, instructional coach in Ohio, overviews the EdCamp model for PD and the steps you can take to help your teachers organize their next professional learning session.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, PD, PLCs, Collaboration, Teacher Leadership, Edcamps, Teacher Empowerment

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