Establishing Reasonable Expectations With Your IC Supervisor

Margaret Harris-Shoates

Margaret Harris-Shoates

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Although ICs deserve support from their peers, that's not always what they receive. Margaret Harris-Shoates, district Ed Tech coordinator in Virginia, shares what ICs can and cannot expect from their supervisors and what to do when they are feeling less than supported.

  • Just Show Up: Building Confidence as a New Instructional Coach

    Monica Carpenter

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    Trusting yourself is critical in a coaching role filled with victories, roadblocks, and everything in-between. Monica Carpenter, Curriculum Support Teacher in Atlanta, GA, reflects on nine lessons she learned to build confidence during her first year on the job.

  • Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 32: August 13th, 2021

    TeachBoost Team

    Weekly Coaching Roundup - August 2021 (Seasonal)

    This week we learned some tips for first year instructional coaches, three ways to build your PLN, seven ways to strengthen your coaching relationships, why thinking aloud during coaching conversations is productive, and more. Enjoy! 😀

  • 3 Ways to Build Your PLN as a New IC

    Violet Christensen & Courtney Groskin

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    Being a new instructional coach can feel like you're on an island with few resources, which is why it's crucial to build a learning network on your own. 🏝️ Violet Christensen and Courtney Groskin eagerly share three tactics for making connections—both in-person and online—and even suggestions of whom to follow online.