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The day-to-day workings of Teacher Leaders and Instructional Coaching
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"How Can I Coach a Resistant Teacher?" (Part 1)

"How Can I Coach a Resistant Teacher?" (Part 1) | Coaching-Developing Teachers and Instruction | Scoop.it

There's one request for advice that I receive more than any other from coaches: How can I coach a resistant teacher? Since I started this blog in the Fall of 2012, I've probably received over 50 emails with a version of this question. This week I'm going to post a series of responses. The first, below, is written by guest blogger Shane Safir, a colleague who works for the National Equity Project. Stay tuned this week for more on this challenge that many coaches encounter.

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Stephan Hughes's curator insight, June 17, 2013 10:23 PM

Resistant teachers - a term that may be a little over bar - I would go for simply preaching to the converted. But I am sure the insight will help all the same.

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Teachers Observing Teachers: Instructional Rounds | Edutopia

Enter Instructional Rounds: a process adapted from the medical rounds model that doctors use in hospitals. Instructional Rounds help educators look closely at what is happening in classrooms in a systematic, purposeful and focused way.

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Teacher Burnout: What Are the Warning Signs?

Research that helps us pinpoint the causes of burnout gives us guidance for how to avoid and combat it. In his landmark book, Beyond Burnout (Routledge), Cary Cherniss used intensive case study research to identify factors most likely to lead to teacher burnout:

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The Challenges of Supporting New Teachers

The Challenges of Supporting New Teachers | Coaching-Developing Teachers and Instruction | Scoop.it

In this interview with Educational Leadership, Linda Darling-Hammond describes the kind of preparation and support new teachers need to survive their critical first years in the classroom.

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Teacher Leader Standards

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Home (Waking the sleeping giant of teacher leadership: Teacher Leader Model Standards are LIVE!
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The Seven C's of Effective Teaching

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I recently attended an educational assessment conference in which Ronald Ferguson from the Harvard Kennedy School was the keynote speaker.
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From leading students to leading teachers: Group works to make schools better

From leading students to leading teachers: Group works to make schools better | Coaching-Developing Teachers and Instruction | Scoop.it
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3 Teacher Evaluation Mistakes to Avoid

School districts across the US are creating new teacher evaluation systems that are supposed to better identify ineffective teaching and, in some cases, tie a teacher’s rating to student performance. My quarrel is not with the evaluation systems themselves however. My quarrel is with how they are being implemented. Here are three of the most common mistakes I’ve seen:

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Teachers can learn from coaches - The Keene Sentinel

Teachers can learn from coaches - The Keene Sentinel | Coaching-Developing Teachers and Instruction | Scoop.it
Teachers can learn from coachesThe Keene SentinelWhat can a classroom teacher learn from a sports coach?
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Where Does Disruption Begin? With Teachers Who Teach Teachers | MindShift

Where Does Disruption Begin? With Teachers Who Teach Teachers | MindShift | Coaching-Developing Teachers and Instruction | Scoop.it

Teachers who teach teachers can help move education forward if they are given the opportunity to continue to grow their own craft.

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