We can't believe March is almost over! It was a wet one here at TeachBoost HQ but we fortunately had a ton of great content to keep us busy. Check our weekly coaching roundupfor some of it and read on below for ways to continue growing as a coach, why instructional coaches visit classrooms, to learn how to make coaching personalized, and more. Enjoy!
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"One of the most important lessons I've learned along the way is the importance of continuing to push yourself, to learn, and to grow. In this pursuit of excellence, you'll remain engaged in your work and continually motivated to be the kind of coach all teachers need."
"If I don't visit classrooms, I'm like a teacher who doesn't watch her students while they work. You can hand out an assignment and sit back. And then you'll have absolutely no idea what kids do, how or why they do it, and you've missed an opportunity to see how someone thinks."
"How do we enable teachers to engage in reflection in order truly to look at their practice? [...] Allow ourselves to linger in the reflective and the interpretive, gaining insight and understanding into questions and possibilities."
"We’ve all been there: The school year begins with traditional excitement, time passes and excitement continues to build toward the mid-year holidays, then things start to get a bit cold and stale. Perhaps your work with teachers also starts to become monotonous and repetitive. So, what do you do?"