Coaching can be isolating. Sometimes we are at the end of our rope and thinking what else can I try? Tune in to this Bonus Clubhouse Episode where our guest educator – Kelsey – shares her tried and true tips on how to be the instructional coach that your teachers need. This chat not only provides tips on how to help teachers, but also ways to grow as a coach and not get overwhelmed in this leadership role.
- A short, pin-pointed coaching cycle can be motivating for teachers.
- Sometimes it doesn’t matter that you have years of experience or degrees, but that you have an outside perspective.
- It’s important as an instructional coach to shift and redirect some of the negative and toxic conversations.
- The best leaders are quiet.
- Sometimes there are seasons where you need to pump the breaks in order to get somewhere faster.
- Lean into your master teachers and veteran teachers in your building.
- Keep feedback new and exciting.
- You can’t pour from an empty cup; take care of yourself.
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