Tools for Learning Schools, Winter 2018, Vol. 21, No. 1
Coaches’ Multiple Roles Support Teaching And Learning
Since Learning Forward published the first edition of Taking the Lead: New Roles for Teachers and School-Based Leaders (2006), we’ve seen the body of evidence grow in support of coaching as a valuable strategy for promoting teaching quality and student success. Because coaching programs vary among districts and even among schools within a district, coaches’…
Tool 1: Overview Of Coach Roles
Purpose: Use this framework, which includes a description of each of the 10 roles with examples of responsibilities, to provide an overview of the roles.
Tool 2: Time Allocation For Coaches
Purpose: Use this tool to examine the percentage of time coaches spend in different roles.
Tool 3: Weekly Lesson Planning Template
Purpose: Use this template with teachers to scaffold weekly lesson planning in any discipline.
Tool 4: Creating An Administrator-Coach Partnership
Purpose: Use this tool to provide a structure and tools for the partnership agreement conversations between coach and the administration.