Category Archives: Coaching

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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I love Coaching!

I can’t say it enough – I love coaching! I love being an instructional coach, I love receiving coaching feedback on my leadership, and I love observing coaching. Some of my happiest days at work lately have revolved around my … Continue reading

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Supporting Instructional Coaches

This post was originally featured on Smart Blog on¬†Education, by Smart Brief. Have you ever been coached?¬† Coaches can impact form, structure, content and meaning, regardless of the field in which they coach. I am blessed to work in a … Continue reading

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