10 Ways to Improve Instructional Coaching Practice this Year

Each school year is an opportunity to grow, especially when we improve instructional coaching practice. Being intentional in how we support the growth of teachers is dual benefit- teachers improve their craft causing students to achieve at higher rates. This post provides 10 ways to improve instructional coaching practice for the school year. Pre-Work Phase…

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5 Ways to Enhance your PLC Meetings

Professional Learning Communities also referred to as PLC’s, allow colleagues to collaborate together to enhance instruction in schools. By collaborating together, teachers can make ideas greater based on the expertise and perspective of their colleagues. The improved learning experience due to PLC’s benefits all students in the school building along with educators. 5 Ways to…

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320: Positive School Climate with Matthew Ebert

Join us as we untangle the inspirational journey of Matthew Ebert, a powerhouse in education and expert in school leadership. With over twenty years of education experience, Matthew’s transformational insights have touched the lives of millions of educators worldwide. Quotables *All quotables are from the interviewee “People are not robots. The investment in the adults……

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318: Relationships in Education with Michael & Nita Creekmore

Dive into insightful conversations with Michael and Nita Creekmore, seasoned educators with over 35 years of combined experience. Join them as they explore the importance of relationships in education, drawing from Michael’s counseling background and Nita’s instructional coaching expertise. Get practical tips, personal anecdotes, and wisdom from their book, Every Connection Matters.Tune in for actionable…

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Tips for Advocating for Teachers as an Instructional Coach

Advocating for teachers as an instructional coach is an underutilized strategy to promote collaboration and achieve goals. To advocate for a teacher means an instructional coach would understand the needs and wants of the teachers and support their efforts in meeting the request. The benefit to successfully advocating for teachers is that it builds relationships,…

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317: AI with Angela Watson

Join us as we unravel the remarkable journey of Angela Watson, a powerhouse in education and expert in the incorporation of AI in the classroom. With over a decade of classroom experience, Angela’s transformational insights have touched the lives of millions of educators worldwide. Quotables *All quotables are from the interviewee  “How is this going…

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Tips for Supporting Teachers at Multiple School Sites

Being a district teacher leader (instructional coach, PD coordinator, subject area specialist, etc.) means you are supporting teachers at multiple school sites instead of staying at one single school. This can be logistically challenging in addition to meeting the various expectations of each building you support. If you are moving from a school to district…

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