Weekly Coaching Roundup: May 6th, 2019

This week we learned how end-of-year coaching cycles encourage risk-taking, the importance of self-management, how to promote teacher learning through a backward planning process, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Student-Centered Coaching, Teacher Support, Coaching Cycles, Self-reflection

3 Reasons Why End-of-Year Coaching Cycles Are the Best

Just because the school year is winding down doesn't mean learning has to as well. Tonya Moody, instructional coach in Westfield Washington School District in central Indiana, believes end-of-year coaching cycles are the perfect time to encourage risk-taking and promote a culture of learning.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Student-Centered Coaching, Collaboration, Coaching Cycles, Risk-Taking, End of Year

Scaffolding Teacher Goals for Long-Term Impact

What's a great way to increase morale when working on a goal? Mini-achievements! Dr. Cristine LaMontagne, instructional coach at East Side Union High School District in California, shares how she simplifies goals with teachers to build small achievements along the way.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Student-Centered Coaching, Goal Setting, Scaffolding, Goals, Achievements

How Effective Feedback Supports a Whole Child Perspective

Students take ownership of their learning when they're given a voice and choice. Lauren Smith, instructional coach at Noblesville Schools in Indiana, highlights why it's important to tailor feedback to meet the social and emotional needs of each student.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Feedback, Your Coaching Toolbox, Student-Centered Coaching, Coaching Conversations, Student Outcomes, Whole Child

November 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

We're incredibly thankful this year for instructional coaches like you who join us and help create such a wonderful community! Enjoy some of the top coaching articles from our weekly coaching roundups this past month on the different types of co-teaching, ways to make feedback more meaningful, how to hone your presentation skills, the benefits of student-centered coaching, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: TeachBoost, Must Reads, Instructional Coaching, Newsletters, Roundup, Student-Centered Coaching, Co-Teaching

Weekly Coaching Roundup: Student-Centered Coaching

This month's Weekly Coaching Roundup topic is student-centered coaching! Learn all about Diane Sweeney's coaching methodology, how PLCs can carefully amplify its impact, and more!

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, TeachBoost, Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Student-Centered Coaching, PLCs

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

July 2017 Instructional Leadership Must-Reads

July has been a month of celebration, BBQs, and relaxation with friends and family. Take a quick break with our latest roundup of instructional leadership must-reads for you!

Make sure to subscribe to our blog as well to have our must-reads sent straight to your inbox.

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Topics: Must Reads, Student-Centered Coaching, Collaboration, Coaching Conversations, First Year Coaching Tips

Keys to Success with Student-Centered Coaching

Christina Brammell continues discussing her techniques for turning conversations from mandatory to voluntary with her second TeachBoost post on successful student-centered coaching.

For more posts from instructional coaches, for instructional coaches, please check out our recent posts from the TeachBoost series entitled: "Your Coaching Toolbox".

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Student-Centered Coaching, Coaching Conversations

Turning Conversations from Mandatory to Voluntary

Instructional coaches continue to share their best practices as part of our TeachBoost series, "Your Coaching Toolbox". So far, we've learned about strategies for building relationships as an instructional coach, and establishing trust while transitioning from teacher to coach.

In her two-part post, our latest guest blogger, Christina Brammell, was gracious enough to share some techniques for turning conversations from mandatory to "voluntary" while working with her teachers.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Student-Centered Coaching, Coaching Conversations