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Sharron Helmke

Senior Consultant

Sharron Helmke (sharronhelmke@gmail.com) is a Gestalt awareness coach and a senior consultant for Learning Forward.

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Encourage a growth mindset in teachers

By Sharron Helmke | August 1, 2020 | Comments Off on Encourage a growth mindset in teachers

Growth mindset, a concept that has been influential throughout education and beyond, is core to successful instructional coaching. Coaches not only embody a growth mindset toward teaching and learning, but the very purpose of our work is helping that mindset come alive in the professional growth of teachers. We support teachers in seeing student learning […]

Tips for leading professional learning online

By Sharron Helmke | May 15, 2020 | Comments Off on Tips for leading professional learning online

Learning online is different from learning face-to-face, and that’s true whether you’re 15 or 50. Just as teachers are adjusting their methods to work for students in a virtual context, those of us who lead professional learning need to adjust so that our efforts are beneficial for the educators we support. We must pay special […]