Leadership Tips for Instructional Coaches- Part 4

This four-part series shares leadership tips for instructional coaches. Each subsequent post will be specific to an aspect of coaching. Part One shared generalized tips, Part Two discussed organization, professional growth, and teacher motivation/buy-in and Part Three focused on how to best support classroom instruction. This post is Part Four and discusses how to support…

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Leadership Tips for Instructional Coaches- Part 3

This four-part series shares leadership tips for instructional coaches. Each subsequent post will be specific to an aspect of coaching. Part One shared generalized tips. Part Two discussed organization, professional growth, and teacher motivation/buy-in. This blog post is Part Three and discusses how to best support classroom instruction. The role of an instructional coach is…

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242: Bonus Episode- Interview with Chrissy Beltran

Chrissy Beltran is a resource creator and consultant for instructional coaches and elementary teachers in the area of literacy. With over 17 years of educational experience, Chrissy has worked with students and teachers in grades preK-8, serving them through downloadable resources, online courses, and in-person workshops. Her podcast, Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast…

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Leadership Tips for Instructional Coaches- Part 2

This four-part series shares leadership tips for instructional coaches. Each subsequent post will be specific to an aspect of coaching. Part One shared generalized tips. This blog post is Part Two and discusses organization, professional growth, and teacher motivation/buy-in. MOTIVATION & BUY-IN To see growth and development of teacher skillsets, leaders need to cultivate a…

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241: Bonus Episode- Interview with Tiffany Wallace

Tiffany is an educator, entrepreneur and goal achievement coach. She helps ambitious, self-motivated women, entrepreneurs & leaders create + achieve meaningful goals without sacrificing their priorities. Tiffany has been leading people for 15+ years. She holds an Education Specialist Degree in Learning, teaching & Curriculum. She has done extensive research on reading fluency & completed…

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Leadership Tips for Instructional Coaches- Part 1

This four-part series shares leadership tips for instructional coaches. This first post will share generalized tips and each subsequent post will be specific to an aspect of coaching. Below are 7 leadership tips for instructional coaches: Be Human– Before leaders can lead, they need to be able to connect as people. Share your interests, show…

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240: Bonus Episode- Interview with Craig Randall

Craig Randall is the author of Trust-Based Observations. His experience as a counselor, coach, teacher, and principal at schools in the US and overseas led him to develop and then write, Trust-Based Observations, a model of observation and evaluation focused on building trusting relationships that spark teacher risk-taking and innovation, and result in teaching and…

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10 End of Year Tasks for Instructional Coaches

Coaching teachers at the end of the year differs from the typical routine followed all year long. Generally, state testing begins to alter a coach’s schedule in the spring as they account for testing supplies and proper distribution, planning student accommodation locations and support variations, and completing other minor tasks. During this time, Professional Learning…

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