Weekly Coaching Roundup: Transitioning Back to the Classroom Post-COVID

The sudden shift to remote learning was a difficult transition for many educators. Similarly, the change back to in-person learning brings its challenges, too. Read on to learn how some of your peers successfully transitioned back to the classroom and a few traits they brought with them. 👩‍🏫

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Topics: Coaching Roundup, Teacher Leadership, Blended Learning, Classroom Technology, Teacher Tricks, Reflection, Time Management, Transparency, Student-Focused, Distance Learning, Crisis Skills, Remote Work, Teacher Empowerment, Roundup Topics

How Instructional Coaches Can Build Teacher Capacity (and Why It Matters!)

Genevie Rodríguez-Quiñones, instructional coach in San Antonio, Texas, shares three tips for building teacher capacity, while both reducing the pressure on coaches and empowering teachers at the same time! 

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Collaboration, Teacher Support, Teacher Development, Modeling, Vulnerability, Transparency

Weekly Coaching Roundup: July 8th, 2019

This week we learned how one district effectively leveraged community partnerships, a few ways a coach can prepare for the upcoming school year, tips for coaching a reader's workshop, characteristics of teachers' learning, and more!

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Topics: Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, PLCs, Personalized Learning, Partnership, Principal and Coach, Mission and Vision, New School Year Preparation, Transparency

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

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

Using Data Walls for Literacy Coaching

How do you encourage data-driven conversations with your teachers? Data walls! Crystal Ceresani explains the benefits of these powerful organizational tools for increasing teacher engagement and tips for successfully implementing your own.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Coaching Conversations, Transparency, Data Walls, Literacy, Data

Why Confidentiality Is Important in Coaching

How is the work of an evaluator and a coach different? Confidentiality! Ellen Eisenberg, executive director of The Professional Institute for Instructional Coaching (TPIIC), explains the value of privacy and trust in a coaching partnerships.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Your Coaching Toolbox, Coaching Relationships, Partnership, Confidentiality, Transparency