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Become the kind of leader...

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Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.

 

—Brian Tracy


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Your Coaching Is Only as Good as Your Follow-Up Skills

Your Coaching Is Only as Good as Your Follow-Up Skills | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
What happens after you leave the room is most crucial.

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Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat's curator insight, Today, 2:42 AM

This could be applied to teaching, too, don't you think?

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Coaching models explored: FUEL

Coaching models explored: FUEL | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

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Ariana Amorim's curator insight, March 4, 6:06 AM

FUEL:

Frame

Understand

Explore

Lay

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Four Ways to Give Good Feedback | TIME.com

Four Ways to Give Good Feedback | TIME.com | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Too often the feedback we give (and get) is ineffectual or even counterproductive. Here's how to do it right
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Strategies for Coaching Teachers to Use Formative Assessment Tools

Strategies for Coaching Teachers to Use Formative Assessment Tools | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Formative assessments are an essential part of instructional design. Formative assessments give teachers a glance at the level of understanding students have of a particular topic being taught. We ...
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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, March 1, 4:22 PM
Formative assessment matters.... And students should be aware of where they are on the learning trajectory. The learning target/outcome/goal shouldn't be a secret. And as Rick Wormeli says, if students take a summative assessment and they don't do so well, it's okay to turn it into a formative one.
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20 Tools for Coaching and Teaching

20 Tools for Coaching and Teaching | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
As an Instructor and Leadership Coach at the Stanford Graduate School of Business for the last seven (!) years, I've worked with hundreds of MBAs, and the books, articles and other resources below have been important tools in my efforts to help students develop their leadership and interpersonal skills (and in my private coaching practice as well.)

While I make use of these resources in my work at Stanford and my practice, almost all of them can be applied by a leader or manager within their organizations or by any individual seeking to self-coach.

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Marco Favero's curator insight, February 19, 2:59 PM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

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Literacy Coaching as Hands-On PD - Reading Today Online

Literacy Coaching as Hands-On PD - Reading Today Online | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Literacy Coaching as Hands-On PD Reading Today Online Having taught for 30 years, I participated in many of those days and recall longing to work alongside a colleague, a critical friend with whom I could try out new ideas, give and receive...
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Why failure isn’t always a bad thing

Why failure isn’t always a bad thing | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Face it, everyone fails now and then. But what you do next will determine your future success.
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7 Useful Tips to Better Listening–and More Learning

7 Useful Tips to Better Listening–and More Learning | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Everyone wants to be a better listener, but how? Here are 7 practical tips to get more out of your everyday communication.
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A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
The following account comes from a veteran HS teacher who just became a Coach in her building. Because her experience is so vivid and sobering I have kept her identity anonymous. But nothing she de...

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Cindy Riley Klages's curator insight, October 13, 2014 2:15 PM

ALL educators should read this!  Looks like 'walking a mile..." becomes "sitting a while...".

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What I found most interesting is that students still sit a lot and learning is passive. This is despite the trumpeting that digital technologies are changing the way we teach and learn.

 

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Leadership & Creating an Environment of Service

Leadership & Creating an Environment of Service | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

A lot has been said about the leader as “servant”. I expect, given that it is a relatively young term (having been ‘born’ in 1970), it is also subject to wide interpretation. As such, while some people will experience great results from their efforts to serve, others will consider it a fad that will go away if they ignore it. Still others will make every effort to embrace the notion of the Servant Leader but find themselves exhausted, confused and possibly resentful because people seem to be walking all over them.

So what to do?


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David Hain's curator insight, October 7, 2014 5:49 AM

Gwyn Teatro - put your courage where your faith is to be an effective servant leader.

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The Secret to How Leaders Give Feedback

The Secret to How Leaders Give Feedback | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
How leaders give feedback either paves the way for success or hurt feelings. Tap into your managerial courage to give feedback in service, not fear.

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donhornsby's curator insight, September 3, 2014 9:04 AM

(From the article): Feedback serves the purpose of enabling another to know where we stand and how they can grow.  After that, it’s up to them if they choose to listen, act or react.  Be a leader who gives others your best by giving feedback with heart and in service of them being and doing their very best.

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Appreciative Inquiry: a positive organizational practice - YouTube

Is your work day dictated by the negative problems you need to fix? This episode covers a strengths-based way of viewing people, processes, and organizations...


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There is also a coaching version of this, Appreciative Coaching.

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David Hain's curator insight, August 19, 2014 4:32 AM

Appreciative Inquiry is truly a solution for our divided and leaderless times - power to the people!

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Decision Timing

Decision timing is a key factor in getting the most value from your decision making efforts. This presentation addresses some of the common decision traps, bia…

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Miklos Szilagyi's curator insight, August 9, 2014 2:05 PM

Yes, timing is key point... not too much information, just enough... well, that's the difficulty...:-))) Good...

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Shape Literacy Coaching Through an Asset Lens

Shape Literacy Coaching Through an Asset Lens | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

When we set out to create a literacy coaching model we spent time thinking about why coaches were important and how they ultimately could impact teacher learning. We sat around tables and discussed articles about the importance of coaching in a variety of fields such as in medicine, in sports, and in business. One pattern that emerged from our initial research was how the most elite and already accomplished athletes and surgeons had coaches. Coaching was not about remediation in these fields. In many schools and districts educational coaching, on the other hand, is viewed as an intervention for less effective or early career teachers. It was as if the message was implied, “Coaching is for those who need extra help.” Our conclusion from the research and from speaking with a variety of professionals who have coaches led us to a different message: “Everyone can benefit from a coach.” It became important as we began to think through the logistics of the model to keep this in mind.


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Every Coach Should Use This Easy Tool to Boost Their Business: SWOT Analysis ‹ http://coachfederation.org/blog

Every Coach Should Use This Easy Tool to Boost Their Business: SWOT Analysis ‹ http://coachfederation.org/blog | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
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Effective Group Coaching 101: The 5 Key Skills Any Group Coach Needs!

Effective Group Coaching 101: The 5 Key Skills Any Group Coach Needs! | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

Group coaching is continuing to take root in many different forms these days. From group coaching processes that are part of a leadership development initiative, to public groups bringing together individuals with a common focus, group coaching is an "intimate conversation space".  In today's world group coaching provides an important space for conversation, dialogue and reflection for small groups of individuals. The synergistic experience of being part of a peer learning process is at the heart of the group coaching experience, which is grounded in the individual goals of each participant and, where applicable, the collective goals of the group.

This article explores five core skills any group coach needs, many of which we can also encourage group members to sharpen their own skills around.


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Greg's curator insight, February 24, 7:29 AM

Group coaching is an effective way to create a group positive energy. 


Contagious energy is easy to spread


ask questions in a relatively easy way and make sure you drill them focusing simply on positive igniting the negativism 


it might seem impossible however after some time  you will observe magic happening in the room 


We have inner power to create good energy. Focus on it ! 

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Effectively Coach Employees to Better Performance

Coaching is no longer optional; it’s essential! Your Challenge Coaching has a positive impact across the organization. Managers who coach their direct employee…

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Roy Sheneman, PhD's curator insight, February 27, 8:53 AM

Everyone could use a good coach.

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A Short Guide to a Happy Life: Anna Quindlen on Work, Joy, and How to Live Rather Than Exist

A Short Guide to a Happy Life: Anna Quindlen on Work, Joy, and How to Live Rather Than Exist | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
"You cannot be really first-rate at your work if your work is all you are."

The commencement address is a special kind of modern communic

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The Future Of Leadership Coaching

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Five highlights from the April 30-May 2, 2014 NY gathering organized by the Institute of Coaching, .Conference provided a chance to hear candidly from the front lines about the future of leadership coaching – concerns facing today’s leaders, issues trending in the market, and innovative strategies emerging to coach and support leaders as they navigate business challenges.

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David Hain's curator insight, December 16, 2014 10:27 AM

Some perceptive insights for coaches and leaders.

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Positive Psychology Coaching: How Flow Appears In Coaching Sessions

Positive Psychology Coaching: How Flow Appears In Coaching Sessions | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
Ever participate in a coaching session when coach and client got on a wave length that lead to incredible insights? Then you've experienced Flow.

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David Hain's curator insight, November 6, 2014 9:29 AM

Find a voyage of shared discovery through great coaching conversations.

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, November 6, 2014 10:50 AM

There are some good points here i.e. deep listening. What would they look like in Schools and classrooms?

 

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11 Remarkable Statistics About The Importance Of Employee Feedback (Infographic)

11 Remarkable Statistics About The Importance Of Employee Feedback (Infographic) | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it
When you go into work, how often are you being given advice or feedback from your management? The tayloristic approach is to give employees the task and expect them to succeed. They do the same thing…

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New NeuroLeadership Model

New NeuroLeadership Model | Coaching in Education for learning and leadership | Scoop.it

A rapidly changing global environment has necessitated the development of a new wave of "neuroleaders" who optimise their brain's potential, according to neuroleadership specialist, Silvia Damiano.


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David Hain's curator insight, October 7, 2014 5:47 AM

The ‘i4 Neuroleader Model‘ proposes a novel approach of looking at leadership, and a more cost-effective way to reawaken the leadership powers within us, by first identifying our inner abilities and then learning how to use them more effectively,” ~ Silvia Damiano

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The 70/20/10 Rule in Learning and Development - exploreB2B

This highlights the downside of the traditional training course; it’s often completed in isolation. It also ignores how learning really occurs within an organisation. This is because ...
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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.

 

Learn more:

 

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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