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Instructional Coaching: "The Art of Coaching"

I recently began reading Elena Aguilar's "The Art of Coaching." She sets forth a new model, called "transformational coaching." Even though it is early in my reading, one piece, found on page 11, has already resonated with ...

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Mentor and Coach – Enter the Land of Co-creation

Mentor and Coach – Enter the Land of Co-creation | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
I am intrigued when I hear leaders who have been through our coaching seminars say they are “called to mentor and coach their staff.” I think their intention is to use both roles to support and help teachers grow professionally (RT @DennisSparks: ...

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Instructional Coaching: "The Art of Coaching"

I recently began reading Elena Aguilar's "The Art of Coaching." She sets forth a new model, called "transformational coaching." Even though it is early in my reading, one piece, found on page 11, has already resonated with ...

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Why it’s important for leaders to believe in teachers’ capacity for growth

Why it’s important for leaders to believe in teachers’ capacity for growth | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
Many school leaders believe that virtually all students can learn at higher levels given skillful teaching, time, and persistent effort. But I’m not sure, however, that all leaders believe that vir...

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The Great Wheel of Pedagogy and iPad Apps http://t.co/NfZ8Jtkdj4 #iPad #edtech #INelearn #edchat #1to1techat #educoach

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Visible Learning For Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning

Visible Learning For Teachers: Maximizing Impact on Learning | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
These are visuals teachers and coaches can use with each other and students to set a tone and encourage discussion about optimal processes for student learning and evaluation. (RT @lesahaney: @AmicaKristy Did a Twitter books studywith #educoach.

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8 mindless ways to undermine teaching and learning

8 mindless ways to undermine teaching and learning | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
Educational mindlessness can take many forms. Here are 8 ways in which it can harm both the students and adults in our schools: 1. Mindless views of teaching and learning that reduce them  to formu...

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Are they my goals or our goals?

Are they my goals or our goals? | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
I recently had the opportunity to spend 2 days with Jim Knight (@jimknight99) at a conference for RTI coaches who are participating in the RTI network sponsored through the Illinois State Board of ...

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Learning Is A Consequence of Thinking

Learning Is A Consequence of Thinking | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
How do YOU take responsibility for your own learning?  How do YOU continuously grow the gap between what you know and what you do?  How often do YOU think about your own art of teaching? What do YOU do as a result of those thoughts?

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Coaching the Uncoachable

Leadership coaching is an expensive, time-intensive process and unfortunately we often hear managers complain that they have team members who are simply 'unc...

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Leadership 180: Why leaders without integrity fail

Leadership 180: Why leaders without integrity fail | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
Only one thing is more toxic and destructive then a promise made and not kept: a pattern of promises made and not kept.  – Roland Barth Leaders’ integrity is their most important leadership attribu...

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#educoach chat - Wednesday, May 29, 2013 (with images, tweets) · kathyperret

Topic: Coaching the "uncoachable"

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Instructional Coaching Weekly

Instructional Coaching Weekly | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
Instructional Coaching Weekly, by Tony Borash: A weekly collection of news & notes around coaching, teaching & learning for those who learn with adults who learn with kids (#ACPSCoaches might like this collection of resources around Instructional ...

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How understanding the "knowing-doing continuum" can improve the quality of professional learning

How understanding the "knowing-doing continuum" can improve the quality of professional learning | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
I have divided professional learning outcomes into these five levels of the "knowing-doing continuum": 1. Learning about: This is the adult version of "covering the content.” It is often expressed ...

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10 Great Strategies for Effective Vocabulary Instruction

10  Great Strategies for Effective Vocabulary Instruction | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
Vocabulary is a crucial component of the linguistic competence. It is also intricately related to other literacy skills including reading, writing, and speaking. A learner with a poor repertoire of...

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Can Coaching Help Transform Teacher Quality?

Can Coaching Help Transform Teacher Quality? | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
In the last week Michael Gove has challenged teachers about the setting of the highest standards in our schools. Beyond the Mr Men debate, there is a truth that we should all be seeking the highest...

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Tool To Evaluate Coaching Conversations

Tool To Evaluate Coaching Conversations | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
I received a request for a way to quickly analyze a coaching conversation. "I just need something that gives me a quick sense of a coach's skills," wrote a coach from Florida.

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Little Bits of Advice... Lists for Teachers: Reflective Questions for Consideration


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Sydney Edu-Coaches

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COMPASS POINTS
Yesterday we hosted a meeting of staff from four schools to discuss education coaches in schools.

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Creating A Supportive School System

Creating A Supportive School System | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
This week I spent a few hours learning about one school's journey to create a supportive system for the academic and social/emotional/behavioral development of their students.  The purpose was to u...

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Why The Best Teachers Change Their Minds - TeachThought

Why The Best Teachers Change Their Minds - TeachThought | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it
Why, for the best teachers, flexibility might be the ultimate gift.

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National Coaching Conference Melbourne.pdf Jim KNight


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Instructional Coaching: Collaborative Culture

In their book Leaders of Learning, DuFour and Marzano write the following on p. 67: "The focus must shift from helping individuals to become more effective in their isolated classrooms and schools, to creating a new ...

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Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: DIFFERENTIATING TEACHER GROWTH: THE PRINCIPAL'S AND COACH'S TASK

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: DIFFERENTIATING TEACHER GROWTH: THE PRINCIPAL'S AND COACH'S TASK | Literacy Coaching | Scoop.it

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How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You: Using Literacy Strategies to Coach Across Content Areas: Bonnie M. Davis: 9781412949101: Amazon.com: Books

How to Coach Teachers Who Don't Think Like You: Using Literacy Strategies to Coach Across Content Areas [Bonnie M. Davis] on Amazon.com. *FREE* super saver shipping on qualifying offers.

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