Q&A: What Are Some Essential Elements of Partnership Coaching? TeachBoost Team December 10, 2020 5 minute read partnership, twitter, qa Outline Share 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! Kathy Perret @KathyPerret View on Twitter → Q5 What are the essential elements of partnership coaching? #educoach Lindsey Deacon looks for guidance from Jim Knight's 7 Partnership Principles: TheRealLindsayDeacon @TheRealLindsay2 View on Twitter → Replying to @KathyPerret A5: For me it starts with the @jimknight99 Partnership Principles: praxis, choice, voice, equality, dialogue, reciprocity, & reflection #educoach Dr. Amanda Cook believes it starts with 👂 active listening: Mrs. Amanda Cook, Ed.D. @MrsAmandaLCook View on Twitter → Replying to @KathyPerret A5 partnerships are all about checking judgment and personal baggage at the door and meeting Ts where they are. Listening with open ears and mind! #educoach Jim Knight feels teachers should have autonomy in their thinking: Jim Knight @JimKnight99 View on Twitter → Replying to @KathyPerret A5 I would say that partnership coaching is honoring collaborating teachers' ability to think for themselves, and not forcing ourselves on them. #educoach Paul Hanmann builds his partnerships by getting in the weeds with his teachers: Paul Hanmann @TeacherRefPoet View on Twitter → Replying to @KathyPerret A5: Getting off my high horse and walking through the woods with teachers. #educoach Jeffrey M. Green has three guiding principles he relies on: Jeffrey M. Green @DrJeffreyMGreen View on Twitter → Replying to @KathyPerret A5 A wise man once told me you need to have a non-evaluative, trusting, and collaborative relationship if you are really going to improve teaching with partnership coaching #educoach Teri Daulton encourages collaborative conversations that aren't one-sided: Teri Daulton @TeacherDaulton View on Twitter → Replying to @KathyPerret A5: There needs to dialogue, not just listening, for coaching and change to occur. #educoach Bethany Ligon focuses on her questioning techniques, paired with listening skills: Bethany Ligon @BethanyLigon View on Twitter → Replying to @KathyPerret A5 Trust is built by asking questions, listening really, really hard, asking more questions. Having follow through & consistency. Modeling that you're on a journey of learning and improving too. #educoach How do you follow-up with teachers after PD?Share it with TeachBoost and we'll highlight it here!