Weekly Coaching Roundup: August 12th, 2019

This week we covered strategies for working with reluctant teachers, how one coach successfully prepared for a transition into a coaching role, ways to get teachers over feeling stuck in old practices, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, Coaching Reluctance, First Year Coaching Tips, Teacher Tricks, New School Year Preparation

Weekly Coaching Roundup: August 5th, 2019

This week we learned about the impact that coaching communities have had on one coach, strategies for building relationships with all teachers, ways educators can engage in PD outside of their building, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, PLCs, Coaching Reluctance, Coaching Conversations, Self-reflection, Coaching Tribes

July 2019 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

July grilled up a healthy plate of articles from our weekly coaching roundups! Indulge in ways to introduce yourself as a coach, questions to kick-start coaching dialogues, a collection of various coaching strategies, the differences between a coach and consultant, tips for getting the most out of your summer PD, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: TeachBoost, Must Reads, Practical Advice, Building Relationships, Questioning Techniques, Coaching Conversations, Coaching PD, Data-Driven Strategies, Embedded Coaching

How to Introduce Yourself as a Coach

Joseph Kanke, statewide coaching coordinator in Wisconsin, shares a few ways ICs can introduce themselves to peers in order to build long-lasting partnerships.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Instructional Coaching, Practical Advice, Building Relationships, First Year Coaching Tips, Introductions

Weekly Coaching Roundup: June 10th, 2019

Join us this week in learning how to gain teacher buy-in while building a culture of collaboration in your organization, how collaboration can positively impact PD, different ways that teacher surveys help identify goals, tips for building relationships, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Building Relationships, Collaboration, Culture of Coaching, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching PD, School-Wide Goals, Coaching Surveys

Weekly Coaching Roundup: April 29th, 2019

This week we learned about the yearly ups and downs that coaches face, playing Bingo to advance partnerships, the benefits of data walls, how one coach used their experience to ease their transition back into the classroom, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Building Relationships, Goal Setting, Transparency, Data Walls, Coach-Teacher Transitions

Supporting Coaches Through the Ups and Downs

As a coach, do you ever feel like sometimes you're extremely busy and other times you're twiddling your thumbs? Shannon Hamm reflects on the yearly rollercoaster that coaches face and how each hurdle plays a vital role in the coach's journey.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Building Relationships, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching Cycles, Time Management, In-the-Moment Coaching

Weekly Coaching Roundup: Tips for New Instructional Coaches

Welcome back to TeachBoost's Coaching Roundup! Every month we like to focus on one specific topic and this month we're focused on new or transitioning instructional coaches. Enjoy!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, Collaboration, Questioning Techniques, Partnership, Listening Skills, First Year Coaching Tips, Coach-Teacher Transitions

February 2019 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

February was a great month: the groundhog didn't find his shadow and our weekly coaching roundups compiled some incredible articles. Learn about social-emotional coaching, tips for working with a cranky teacher, how chocolate can help your coaching efforts, applying adult learning theory to coaching, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, TeachBoost, Must Reads, Instructional Coaching, Roundup, Building Relationships, Adult Learning, Classroom Technology, Social-Emotional

Social-Emotional Coaching: Supporting the Stages of Change

Lindsey Frank, the district-wide climate and social-emotional learning coach for Community Consolidated School District 59 in Illinois, shares strategies for understanding and supporting the social and emotional needs of adults—both in partnerships and coaching cycles—in order to impact student learning.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox, Cycles, Building Relationships