Weekly Coaching Roundup: Professional Development for Everyone!

TeachBoost Team

TeachBoost Team

2022-03 March - PD for Everyone

Welcome back to TeachBoost's Coaching Roundup. Heads-up: This edition is chock-full of professional development ideas for everyone in your organization—from EdCamps to teacher-led sessions and everything in between. Read on for some creative in-person and on-the-go PD options.

  • The Role of a Digital Learning Coach

    Lisa Hockenberry

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    Have you ever wondered what a digital learning coach's day-to-day is like? Lisa Hockenberry, from Frisco ISD in Texas, overviews the rewards, challenges, daily motivations, and the ins and outs of her coaching role.

  • June 2021 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

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    Summer is officially here, and we all deserve a little R&R. 🏖️ Unwind with the top articles from June's Weekly Coaching Roundups to learn a four-step process that ICs can follow to guide their own learning, how to create a cheat sheet of in-the-moment coaching and teaching tactics, a few out-of-the-ordinary PD designs to move beyond sit-and-get workshops, and more. 😌

  • A Day in the Life of a Student Learning Coach

    Julie Nelson

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    Ever wonder what a typical day looks like for an instructional coach? Well look no further! Julie Nelson, student learning coach at Westgate Elementary School near Chicago, Illinois, walks through a day's work in her ever-changing role and the many hats she wears. 🎩

  • Modeling One-on-One Student Conferencing for Teachers

    Liz Janusz

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    Let's face it, one-on-one support—whether for students or teachers—is extremely helpful but often not a skill we're all comfortable practicing. Liz Janusz, ELA instructional coach in Chicago, IL, shows teachers how to take conferring to the next level by modeling individual reading and writing conferencing with students.

  • 4 Key Mindsets for Coaching Remotely

    Stephanie Affinito

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    Coaching and leading remotely is a new challenge for most instructional coaches, and it requires a shift in the way we think and carry out our daily routines. Stephanie Affinito, literacy education professor at the University at Albany in New York, is back with some of her must-have attributes of ICs working remotely.

  • Weekly Coaching Roundup: July 8th, 2019

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    Weekly Coaching Roundup - July 2019 (Half) (Seasonal)

    This week we learned how one district effectively leveraged community partnerships, a few ways a coach can prepare for the upcoming school year, tips for coaching a reader's workshop, characteristics of teachers' learning, and more!

  • January 2019 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

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    2019 is off to a great start here at TeachBoost and we hope the same for you! Read the top coaching articles from January's weekly coaching roundups and learn coaching strategies to support personalized learning, some pros and cons of various coaching methodologies, new questioning techniques, how to use checklists to support coaching, and more. Enjoy!

  • Coaching Strategies to Support Personalized Learning

    Nancy Meisenger

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    Nancy Meisenger, instructional coach at the Kaneland Community Unit School District 302 in Illinois, advocates her seven qualities of instructional coaches necessary to support the implementation of personalized learning.