Seeking Feedback as a Coach

What's the best way to seek feedback? Ask for it! Fiona Hurtado, teaching and learning coach in South Africa, shares the benefits of simply asking teachers for their honest feedback and how she's used these suggestions and insights to shape her coaching strategies moving forward.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Feedback, Your Coaching Toolbox, First Year Coaching Tips, Coach-Teacher Transitions, Feedback Forms

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

April 2019 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

We hope you're having a wonderful April! Lot's of fresh articles from our weekly coaching roundups this month: learn the best qualities of instructional coaches, benefits of innovation for teaching practices, why collaboration among staff is important, how to transition from a teacher to a coach, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: TeachBoost, Must Reads, Instructional Coaching, Roundup, PLCs, Coaching Conversations, First Year Coaching Tips, Transparency

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

Weekly Coaching Roundup: Improving Coaching Through Cycles

TeachBoost's Weekly Coaching Roundup is our hand-picked list of first-person perspectives, resources, and tools from instructional coaches, delivered every Wednesday! Here's our latest roundup focused on utilizing coaching cycles to better coaching.

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Topics: TeachBoost, Coaching Roundup, Cycles, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching Cycles, Coaching Meetings

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

August 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

Indulge in the top articles from August's weekly coaching roundups below and learn about tips for new instructional coaches, navigating difficult conversations, the causes of coaching reluctance, how coaches prepare for a new year, and more.

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Topics: Must Reads, Coaching Reluctance, Questioning Techniques, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching Meetings, Professional Growth, Difficult Conversations

August's Coaching Roundup: Preparing for the New School Year

With the school year just around the corner, what better time for some insights on how coaches prepare for the new year? These articles appeared in our most recent weekly coaching roundup that we send out out every Wednesday morning. To stay up to date on fresh coaching content, be sure to subscribe to the roundups below. Enjoy!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Coaching, Coaching Roundup, First Year Coaching Tips, New School Year Preparation

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

Watch Our Coaching Talk Webinar Recap and Learn How to Begin Your Coaching Journey! 

Ellen Eisenberg, experienced coach and mentor, and recently transitioned coach, Kristy Louden, cover what it takes to successfully launch a coaching role from the ground up.

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Topics: Webinar, Culture of Coaching, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching Talk