Q&A: How Do ICs Follow-Up with Teachers after PD?

Ashley Taplin reached out to her coaching peers on Twitter via #educoach to ask how they follow-up with teachers after PD to ensure the learning continues. We thought this question was so great that we retweeted it! Below are some of the responses from ICs to Ashley and TeachBoost on how they stay connected with teachers. 😀

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Topics: twitter, PD, Q&A

Q&A: How Are Coaches Staying Connected with Teachers and Offering Support Remotely?

Lindsay Deacon reached out to fellow coaches on Twitter via #educoach about how they've continued supporting their teachers virtually. Below are some of the responses from ICs on all the different ways they're making themselves available for support while working remotely. 👍

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Topics: twitter, Q&A, Remote Coaching

Q&A: How Might Social Distancing Affect Future Learning and Coaching?

In a recent #educoach Twitter chat, Kathy Perret asked us how we think the current reality of distance learning and social distancing might impact the landscape of education and coaching moving forward. Read on for the top six most-engaged answers from your peers, and be sure to leave your own thoughts below! 👇

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Topics: twitter, Q&A, Remote Coaching

4 Key Mindsets for Coaching Remotely

Coaching and leading remotely is a new challenge for most instructional coaches, and it requires a shift in the way we think and carry out our daily routines. Stephanie Affinito, literacy education professor at the University at Albany in New York, is back with some of her must-have attributes of ICs working remotely.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, twitter, Your Coaching Toolbox, Instructional Coaching, Scheduling, Personalized Learning, Social Media, Virtual Coaching, Organization Tips, Distance Learning, Coaching Choice Boards

Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 5: January 31, 2020

This week we learned why coaches should listen carefully and learn from those they work with, how one coach builds trust with her peers by rolling up her sleeves and getting in the trenches, a few critical issues that can get in the way of professional learning, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: twitter, Coaching, Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Coaching Relationships, Building Relationships, First Year Coaching Tips, Networking, Social Media, Vulnerability

Finding Your Tribe: Creating Your Own PLC

Kara McFarlin, instructional technology coach in Illinois, shares the impact that coaching communities have had for her and where you can begin to build your own.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, twitter, Your Coaching Toolbox, PLCs, Collaboration, Social Media, Coaching Tribes

Weekly Coaching Roundup: Making the Most Out of Your Summer

Welcome back to TeachBoost's Coaching Roundup! This month we're passing along ways you can make the most out of your summer, besides relaxing on the beach or at the pool!

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Topics: twitter, Instructional Coaching, Coaching Roundup, Partnership, Principal and Coach, Goal Setting, Reflection, Social Media

Putting a Personal Touch on Your Coaching With Bitmojis

Brandy Alexander, elementary instructional specialist in the Houston, TX area, promotes Bitmojis as a way to build relationships while creating a fun environment with your colleagues and school.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, twitter, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox, Building Relationships, Email, Social Media, Bitmojis

September's Coaching Roundup: The Power of Twitter for Instructional Coaches

Is a goal of yours this school year to expand your PLC—both in person and online? You're in luck! These articles appeared in our most recent weekly coaching roundup that's sent out out every Wednesday morning. To stay up to date on fresh coaching content, be sure to subscribe to the roundups below!

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Topics: twitter, PD, Coaching Roundup, PLCs, Networking, Social Media

October Instructional Leadership Chat: Autumn Check-in

This Monday, October 26 at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST, join TeachBoost and The Principal Center for our monthly Instructional Leadership Twitter chat. This month we're doing our autumn check-in:

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, ILC, twitter