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Focus on coaching for leadership and change in K-12 education
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Why Do Teachers Need Instructional Coaches?

Why Do Teachers Need Instructional Coaches? | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Instructional Coaching

According to Jim Knight, someone I work with as an instructional coaching trainer, up to 90% of what teachers learn alongside coaches will be retained. This means, that unlike traditional professional development where Knight's research shows that teachers lose 90% of what they learn, coaching can provide an enormous impact.

Knight's work is highly respected, and is highly respectful of teachers. Instructional coaching, in Knight's research and philosophy, is about working in partnership with teachers where the learning is reciprocal on the part of the teacher and coach. After all, we can learn a lot from one another.

In order for coaching to work properly, the school has to have a climate conducive to learning, which means that there needs to be a balance between risk-taking and rule following.  It also means that teachers need to be able to trust that the coaching-teaching relationship will be confidential, something Knight believes both parties should come to an agreement on before the coaching relationship even begins.

 

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Instructional Coaching


According to Jim Knight, someone I work with as an instructional coaching trainer, up to 90% of what teachers learn alongside coaches will be retained. This means, that unlike traditional professional development where Knight's research shows that teachers lose 90% of what they learn, coaching can provide an enormous impact.

Knight's work is highly respected, and is highly respectful of teachers. Instructional coaching, in Knight's research and philosophy, is about working in partnership with teachers where the learning is reciprocal on the part of the teacher and coach. After all, we can learn a lot from one another.

In order for coaching to work properly, the school has to have a climate conducive to learning, which means that there needs to be a balance between risk-taking and rule following.  It also means that teachers need to be able to trust that the coaching-teaching relationship will be confidential, something Knight believes both parties should come to an agreement on before the coaching relationship even begins.


Learn more / En savoir plus / Mehr erfahren:


http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Coaching




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Why Teachers Need Personalized Professional Development

Why Teachers Need Personalized Professional Development | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

Competency-based or “personalized” learning allows students to master skills at their own pace with innovative support systems and new technologies. This method saves time and money and improves learners’ retention. But students are only half of the equation.

 

===> When teachers receive personalized professional development, everybody wins. <===

 

Like their students, teachers have unique strengths and needs. And when a tool can specifically cater to those needs, it empowers teachers to flex their educational muscles.

 

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http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/education-collaboration-and-coaching-the-future/

 

http://gustmees.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/is-your-professional-development-up-to-date/

 


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How Transparency Can Transform School Culture

How Transparency Can Transform School Culture | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Leaders who demonstrate a continual desire to learn and connect whenever possible help set a precedence of transparency and innovation in a school's culture.

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, May 19, 2014 7:08 PM

How Transparency Can Transform School Culture

ANA's curator insight, May 20, 2014 11:29 AM

La transparencia transforma la escuela y muchas cosas más

Sana Sakale's curator insight, May 20, 2014 5:58 PM

Why it is important to nurture a culture of transparency in schools

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Leadership | It's Not About Us - It's about OTHERS!

Leadership | It's Not About Us - It's about OTHERS! | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

By Linda Fisher Thornton

You may have noticed that people's expectations of us as leaders have increased exponentially. Consumers are choosing companies that care about their well-being. Employees want to work for companies that treat people well, do meaningful work and give back to the community. To survive in this new land where ethics is key to success, we must understand that it is not all about us.

 

Leadership may have once been defined by eloquence, power, or charisma, but today’s successful leadership is defined by creating value for others.  In a human development sense, our understanding of leadership has essentially “grown up” and moved past personal ego and a self-centered view of things. It has progressed from being “all about us” to being about our long-term impact on others.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 2, 2014 8:12 PM

Leadership may have once been defined by eloquence, power, or charisma, but today’s successful leadership is defined by creating value for others.  In a human development sense, our understanding of leadership has essentially “grown up” and moved past personal ego and a self-centered view of things. It has progressed from being “all about us” to being about our long-term impact on others.


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What Teacher Leadership Looks Like for the New School Year

What Teacher Leadership Looks Like for the New School Year | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Last school year, Barnett Berry, CEO of the Center for Teaching Quality, interviewed me for a book called Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don't Leave. In it, he focused on how I wor

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Train the Trainer Tips: 7 Truths About Remembering (Free Download)

Train the Trainer Tips: 7 Truths About Remembering (Free Download) | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Whether we are developing a large curriculum or delivering a single workshop, our clients often need us to train the trainer. The trainer is oftentimes not a trainer at all, but a subject matter e

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 7, 2013 5:55 PM

 

A MUST read!!!

 

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The Art Of Giving Feedback In eLearning | LEARNing To LEARN

The Art Of Giving Feedback In eLearning | LEARNing To LEARN | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
When using advanced eLearning authoring tools we are sometimes tempted to follow a mechanistic approach to designing feedback. It is easy to use templates or just to copy and paste automatic feedback comments in quizzes. 

 

However, we should remember that proper feedback can be a very influential mechanism with an ability to improve people’s competencies. To use the full power and potential of feedback in eLearning we need to spend much more time on designing it and just forget about doing simplified work on it.



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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 20, 2015 2:03 AM
When using advanced eLearning authoring tools we are sometimes tempted to follow a mechanistic approach to designing feedback. It is easy to use templates or just to copy and paste automatic feedback comments in quizzes. 


However, we should remember that proper feedback can be a very influential mechanism with an ability to improve people’s competencies. To use the full power and potential of feedback in eLearning we need to spend much more time on designing it and just forget about doing simplified work on it.



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Six Leadership Styles by Daniel Goleman

Six Leadership Styles by Daniel Goleman | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

Daniel Goleman, in his article “Leadership That Gets Results”, has identified six different leadership styles, and he believes that good leaders will adopt one of these six styles to meet the needs of different situations.

 

None of the six leadership styles by Daniel Goleman are right or wrong – each may be appropriate depending on the specific context. Whilst one of the more empathetic styles is most likely to be needed to build long-term commitment, there will be occasions when a commanding style may need to be called upon, for example, when a rapid and decisive response is required.


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Lauran Star's curator insight, September 21, 2014 7:56 PM

While type does matter - I believe a successful leader has a bit of all

Claude Emond's curator insight, September 23, 2014 9:12 PM

Daniel Goleman's (Emotional Intelligence) classification of leadership styles

Dian J Harrison, MSW, MPA's curator insight, February 5, 2015 11:51 PM

What is your leadership style!

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Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy-based coaching

Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy-based coaching | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Teachers care about creating authentic learning experiences, and it’s up to coaches to show how technology can help them do that.

 

As tech integration specialist Krista Moroder pointed out, most teachers don’t care about technology — nor should they.

 

Teachers care about creating authentic learning experiences, and it’s up to coaches to show how technology can help them do that.


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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 7, 2014 7:34 PM

As tech integration specialist Krista Moroder pointed outmost teachers don’t care about technology — nor should they.


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BOLD: Bold Leadership is Not What You Think

BOLD: Bold Leadership is Not What You Think | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

 

Bold leadership isn’t reserved for the chosen few, and it certainly isn’t limited to popular culture’s definition of big, brash, loud leadership.

 

Bold leadership is about the everyday behaviors we use to build trust, focusing on the needs of others, leading with confident humility, and vulnerably engaging with our people in authentic and genuine ways.

Be BOLD!

 


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Gust MEES's curator insight, February 13, 2014 5:48 PM


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Gaetan Klein's curator insight, February 14, 2014 4:52 PM

It is intereting to think about what is bold leadership. One must have quality in my opinion is presence : the quality of the relationship.

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Work Smarter-NOT Harder [Infographic]

Work Smarter-NOT Harder [Infographic] | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

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Gust MEES's curator insight, August 8, 2013 3:06 PM

 

Check it out and learn!

 

Rhondda Powling's curator insight, August 9, 2013 3:09 AM

Some useful (and common sense) advice that most could adapt to their situation

Paul's curator insight, August 9, 2013 2:18 PM

Godd advie for all of us!