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Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 2: January 15, 2021

This week we walked through a day in the life of a student learning coach, explored the six levels of listening and why they're fundamental skills for all ICs, learned a few additional benefits when educators collaborated with their peers, and more. Enjoy! 👍

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Topics: Teacher Observation, Feedback, Coaching Roundup, PLCs, Collaboration, Listening Skills, Coaching Roles, Virtual Coaching, Crisis Skills

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 1: January 8, 2021

Happy New Year and a big welcome to 2021! Indulge in the first Weekly Coaching Roundup of the new year to learn how you can shift your coaching focus from reactive to proactive with coaching "launchpads," how one organization made a look-fors framework built on a shared vision of high-quality instruction, when authentic praise matters most, and more! Enjoy 😀

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, New Teacher Support, Coaching Conversations, Virtual Coaching, Crisis Skills, Authenticity, Look Fors, Frameworks, Proactive Coaching

December 2020 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

Happy holidays from all of us at TeachBoost! 🎄 This year has been one for the books, and it's now time to wrap it up with the top articles from December's weekly coaching roundups. Learn three twists on common coaching activities, how you can craft beautiful weekly newsletters for your teachers, a few ways to strengthen your connections in remote environments, and more. Cheers! 😀

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Topics: Feedback, Must Reads, Newsletters, Questioning Techniques, Classroom Management, Coaching Models, Coaching Menus, Remote Work, TeachBoost Coach

Weekly Coaching Roundup: The Best of 2020!

Wow, 2020 has been quite a year and we're thankful for all of you who read and share our weekly coaching roundup! Before we leave this year behind us, let's take a look at the top coaching articles of 2020 from our amazing guest bloggers. 👏

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Social Media, Virtual Coaching, Making Coaching Fun, Affirmation, Coaching Choice Boards, Crisis Skills, Remote Coaching, Bitmoji Classrooms, Fun, Best of

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 51: December 18, 2020

This week we learned how to create engaging coaching newsletters, why one IC uses "digital menus" to support his work across buildings, a few ways coaches can stay focused and in their coaching cycles with the "TO GROWTH" model, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Newsletters, Building Relationships, Classroom Technology, Coaching Models, Professional Growth, Coaching Menus, Q&A

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 50: December 11, 2020

This week we learned three twists on common coaching activities, barrier-breaking conversation starters, tips for taking control of your remote classrooms, how to overcome planning paralysis, and more. Enjoy! 😀

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Topics: TeachBoost, PD, Coaching Roundup, Practical Advice, Coaching Reluctance, Conversations, Time Management, Organization Tips, Crisis Skills, Remote Work, TeachBoost Coach

Q&A: What Are Some Essential Elements of Partnership Coaching?

Kathy Perret asked her coaching peers on Twitter via #educoach what they believe are the foundational elements of partnership coaching. Read on for some great answers and insights!

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Topics: twitter, Partnership, Q&A

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 49: December 4, 2020

We kickstarted December by looking at a few ways to strengthen connection in remote environments, why one IC believes teachers can benefit from the "See Think Wonder" protocol, how teachers can empower their students by giving them voice and choice in their learning, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Relationships, Listening Skills, Teacher Tricks, Coaching Models, Feedback Forms, Virtual Coaching, Remote Work, Stress and Anxiety, GIR Model

November 2020 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

We hope you saved some room! We're serving up the best dishes from November's Weekly Coaching Roundups. 🦃 Read on to learn some quick and targeted PD ideas, how to set the right kind of goals for your upcoming coaching cycles, tips for helping teachers with their stress and anxiety, a few ways to craft engaging virtual professional learning sessions, and more. Enjoy! 😀

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Topics: PD, Must Reads

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 48: November 27, 2020

This week we learned how both teachers and ICs can use Google Jamboard to support their work, the magic that happens when coaches collaborate with peers from other departments, a few sets of questions to kick-start your next student-centered coaching conversation, and more. Enjoy! 🦃

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Student-Centered Coaching, Collaboration, New Teacher Support, Partnership, Virtual Coaching, School Librarian, Google Jamboard, Google, Whiteboards