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Twitter chat recap: How coaches can shape the future of schools

By Ariel Durham | March 22, 2021

On March 22, Learning Forward led a conversation on Twitter about coaching and the future of schooling and learning. The conversation was based on the February issue of The Learning Professional titled, Looking Ahead, which focuses on the unique moment we’re in and planning for the future as we continue to navigate the pandemic — […]

#LearnFwdTLP Twitter chat recap: Coaching during COVID

By Ariel Durham | July 27, 2020

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 […]

When teaching online, leverage the power of video observation to improve practice

By Learning Forward | May 26, 2020

By Laura Baecher Observation and reflection are essential for improving teaching practice, even now that most teaching is occurring online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, with the increasing popularity of video observation and coaching, we already have a tool that can be used for this purpose during distance learning. When video-based observation is successfully […]

6 ways coaches can support teachers during distance learning

By Learning Forward | May 19, 2020

By Ebony Flott and Courtney Simpson With many schools closed for the rest of the academic year, instructional coaches and other leaders have wondered how to support teachers remotely. In an April 23rd webinar hosted by Learning Forward, Ebony Flott and Courtney Simpson, instructional coaches in Gwinnett (Georgia) County Public Schools, explained how they are […]

#VirtualCoaching Twitter chat recap: Coaching in a time of crisis

By Ariel Durham | April 2, 2020

On March 31, Learning Forward and featured guest Melissa Ellegood of Yuma Union High School District led a conversation on how instructional coaches can support educators – and take care of themselves –  during this stressful time. This chat was based on an interview with Learning Forward senior consultants Eric Brooks, Heather Clifton, and Sharron […]

Coaching during a crisis: Advice from experts

By Suzanne Bouffard | March 26, 2020

Instructional coaches are a trusted source of support for teachers and leaders, and that support is needed now more than ever. Every educator is navigating uncharted territory due to the Coronavirus, with varying levels of readiness for distance learning and a heap of other questions about how to meet students’ multi-faceted needs. Coaches are poised […]

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