Category Archives: Coaching

An International Virtual Interview, Part 1

This is the second in a series of posts co-written by myself and Kristian Still, an educator from the U.K. with whom I connected on Twitter.  You will learn more about each of us and why we connected as you … Continue reading

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Making a Global Connection

This is the first in a series of posts co-written by myself and Kristian Still (@KristianStill), an educator from the U.K. with whom I connected on Twitter.  You will learn more about each of us and how and why we … Continue reading

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What are teachers doing with the feedback you provide?

I recently read an ACSD InService blog entitled “What are your students doing with the feedback you provide?” While the blog was about how we can coach up our students to respond to feedback in our classrooms, I reflected on … Continue reading

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Strength-Based Coaching

The strength-based movement has been around for quite a while. It was at least ten years ago when I read the first Strength Finder book (after my principal at the time gave it to me as a gift). Since then, … Continue reading

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The Art of Questioning

One of the most critical skills a coach can learn and practice is the art of questioning. And it truly is an art when it comes to a teacher-coach relationship. There are all sorts of questions a coach can ask. … Continue reading

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Coaching Cycles

In my role, I support the instructional coaches that our district provides to each school site. This year we are focusing on in-depth coaching cycles in our professional learning to enhance the impact this role has on improving teaching and … Continue reading

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Educoach Blogging Challenge

While scrolling through my tweetdeck column for #educoach, I saw a blogging challenge created by Kathy Perret. I love blogging and photo challenges because they force me to do what I enjoy on a more regular basis. I plan to … Continue reading

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