September 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

We've gathered the top coaching articles from September's weekly coaching roundups. Read below to learn how to manage positive relationships, tips for new instructional coaches, how to be more influential, the difficulty of providing feedback, and more.

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Topics: Feedback, Must Reads, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, First Year Coaching Tips, Modeling

July 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

 

July grilled up a smörgåsbord of coaching articles this month! Enjoy the top articles from the past few weekly coaching roundups below and learn about the loneliness of coaching, some reflections from a year of coaching, how to make coaching a collaborative effort, and more.

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Topics: Feedback, Must Reads, Culture of Coaching, First Year Coaching Tips, Loneliness

May 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

May certainly lived up to its reputation—we saw a ton of fresh content this past month! Find the top articles from May's weekly coaching roundups below and learn about questions for powerful coaching conversations, the benefits of documenting your coaching work, increasing the impact of your coaching feedback, tips for keeping coaching alive at the end of the year, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Feedback, Must Reads, Coaching Conversations, Coaching Cycles, Peer Observations, Coaching Notes

Plan for Slow Change: Summary and Final Thoughts

From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership series has served as a guide for those seeking to implement instructional leadership best practices—sustainably and at scale. Educators and experts at all levels have generously shared their knowledge and experience throughout, in the hope that it will help transform your vision into reality.

Our final post will serve to recap and reinforce the best practices learned, underpinned by the core advice offered by all the educators we work with: plan for slow change.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, edtech, Teacher Observation, Feedback, From Vision to Reality

April 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

April is finally here and if you're allergic to fresh articles, please proceed with caution! Stay up to date with our weekly coaching roundup and read below for things to do when you don't feel like coaching, techniques for providing powerful feedback, sources for coaching feedback, how to spark "aha" moments, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Feedback, Must Reads, Student-Centered Coaching, PLCs, Coaching Conversations

Prioritize Growth And Development, Move Beyond Compliance

This post is part of TeachBoost's series, From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership. Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to our blog to have posts delivered to your inbox as we publish new pieces.

Previously we discussed the importance of choosing a partner, not a vendor. Why? Because a partner doesn't just solve your immediate need; in fact, they work with you to achieve your long-term vision. For example, TeachBoost provides a partnership that allows organizations to streamline their current observation, feedback, and coaching processes by moving beyond compliance to enable growth and development around evidence.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Teacher Observation, Feedback, From Vision to Reality, Calibration, Teacher Development, Peer Observations

Choose a Partner, Not a Vendor

This post is part of TeachBoost's series, From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership. Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to our blog to have posts delivered to your inbox as we publish new pieces.

In chapter 4, we will walk through the steps of finding a partnernot just a vendorprioritizing growth to move beyond compliance, and planning for slow change. Enjoy!

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, edtech, Teacher Observation, Feedback, Support, From Vision to Reality, Calibration

5 Ways to Continue Growing as a Coach

Kristin Van Deman, instructional coach from Aurora Public Schools in Colorado, graciously shares ways she has continued to grow as an instructional coach and how you can too!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Feedback, PLC, Your Coaching Toolbox, Mentors

October 2017 Instructional Leadership Must-Reads

While the weather has been cooling down your monthly must reads have not! Dive into some great articles on supporting teachers through coaching cycles, coaching veteran teachers, active listening as a coach, overcoming stage fright in the classroom, using technology to norm feedback, facilitating anytime/anywhere learning, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Feedback, Must Reads, Collaboration, Listening Skills, Classroom Technology, Coaching Cycles, Veteran Teachers, Teacher Tricks

Facilitate Collaboration: Enable Anytime, Anywhere Learning

This post is part of TeachBoost's series called "From Vision to Reality: Pulling the Right Levers for Transformational Instructional Leadership." Check out all the posts in our series, then subscribe to our blog to have posts delivered to your inbox as we publish new pieces.

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, edtech, Educator Effectiveness, leadership, Feedback, From Vision to Reality, Teacher Development