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Observing lessons as an instructional coach

When I first became a coach, I was unsure what exactly I should write down during an observation. Over time, my coaching skills improved and I began to work with teachers on their own personal focus area. For instance, if … Continue reading

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The Coach ADVenture is out!

I’m honored to share that my book came out today!  The Coach ADVenture: Building Powerful Instructional Leadership Skills that Impact Learning is meant to be a guide for all educators, in any role. Every educator can be a leader and an … Continue reading

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Humans Crave Feedback

As a new teacher during my first two years where I taught in a middle school in Virginia, I struggled with classroom management. I was a 21-year old barely-adult who was barely taller than my 8th grade students that first … 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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