Coaching helps teachers incorporate student voice in the classroom.
An initial study suggests that coaches’ area of focus matters.
While coaching programs have expanded and become a common approach to continuous learning for strengthening professional practice and student success, their infrastructures still need work. For coaching to deeply transform practice and push through to results for students, school system leaders must build, remodel, and maintain a foundation that ensures coaching will succeed. In the…
Plan a virtual lesson observation and debrief.
Marcia Rock, one of the preeminent researchers on bug-in-ear coaching, shares insights based on her research.
Video provides the perfect vehicle for lesson analysis.
Video of novice teachers can boost mentors’ development, too.
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…
On July 21, Learning Forward led a conversation on Twitter about coaching. It was focused on the articles in the most recent issue of The Learning Professional. Educators gathered virtually to talk about building resilience, maintaining relationships, managing the unexpected in the new school year, and more. In case you missed the Twitter chat, below…
Ellie Drago-Severson and Mary Anton’s insights on coaching school leaders today, tomorrow, and post-COVID 19.