Product Update: TeachBoost Coach Activity Timeline

The TeachBoost Coach product team is always listening to feedback from our customers as we share the common goal of helping instructional leaders measure the time, effort, and impact of their coaching programs. We’re excited to share some exciting updates to the Activity Timeline that are a direct result of the thoughtful feedback we’ve received from coaches and leaders.

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Topics: Product, Teacher Support, Coaching Cycles, Coaching Methodologies, TeachBoost Coach

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 20: May 20, 2022

This week we learned a few end-of-year coaching tips, Jim Knight's seven factors of successful coaching programs, how to make observations more collaborative, and more!

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Topics: Teacher Observation, Coaching Roundup, PLCs, Coaching Methodologies, Self-reflection, Coaching Roles, End of Year, Data-Driven Strategies

Developing Healthy Teachers with Non-Invasive Coaching

Cassandra Williams, owner of Educational Innovation 360°, reflects on how her coaching practice has changed since the start of the pandemic, allowing for greater flexibility and support for educators’ mental health.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Feedback, Teacher Support, Coaching Cycles, Debrief, Coaching Methodologies, Overwhelmed, Stress and Anxiety, Growth-centered Coaching

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 15: April 15, 2022

Learn six signs of an effective IC, how admins can wear a "coaching hat" while observing staff, questions that spark reflection at each stage of a coaching cycle, and more in this week's Weekly Coaching Roundup.

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, New Teacher Support, Questioning Techniques, Culture of Coaching, Coaching Methodologies, Self-reflection, Reflection, Coaching Hat, Teacher Retention

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 11: March 18th, 2022

This week we learned a fun PD idea inspired by a TV show, a few strategies for supporting new ICs, six ways leaders can grow their questioning skillset, and more. Enjoy! 🍀

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, PD, Coaching Roundup, Questioning Techniques, Listening Skills, Coaching Methodologies, Reflection, Making Coaching Fun, Online Tools

Five Practical Ways to Support New Coaches

A coach's impact relies heavily on their support both in and out of their organization. Shelby Denman, Coordinator for Professional Learning a Forney ISD, offers some advice for instructional leaders on how they can support, develop, and retain ICs.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Guest Blogger, Practical Advice, PLCs, Culture of Coaching, Mentors, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching PD, Coaching Methodologies, Coaching Roles

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 9: March 4th, 2022

Learn a collaborative model for PD, nine tips for aspiring tech coaches, how to juggle the role of evaluator and coach, and more in this week's Weekly Coaching Roundup. 

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Co-Teaching, Coaching Reluctance, Listening Skills, Coaching Methodologies, Coaching Roles, Coaching Hat, In-the-Moment Coaching, Lab Sites

Can School Administrators Also Be Coaches?

Mia Pumo, author and co-founder of Constructive Learning Design, believes leaders can juggle the role of evaluator, coach, and manager through active listening and general curiosity.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Building Relationships, Questioning Techniques, Listening Skills, Coaching Conversations, Coaching Methodologies, Coaching Hat, In-the-Moment Coaching

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 7: February 18th, 2022

This week's roundup offered seven tips for delivering quality feedback, three mantras for a solid coaching foundation, how to set boundaries as a coach and why it's essential, and more!

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Topics: Feedback, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Culture of Coaching, Coaching Cycles, Coaching Methodologies, Long-Term Partnerships, Virtual Coaching, Self-care

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 5: February 4th, 2022

Take a moment to learn five research-backed characteristics of successful coaching programs, how to create your own digital coaching card, tips for building relationships with all district-level employees, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Questioning Techniques, Listening Skills, Culture of Coaching, Coaching Methodologies, Self-reflection, Checklists, Digital Coaching Cards

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