Coaches: What to Know if You’re New to CLASS - Parallel Process
Video Blog #1: In this vlog, learn how you can use parallel process in your coaching sessions and why it is important to building those relationships.
4 critical questions for managing your time as an instructional coach
Look at your to-do list. I mean, really look at it. Does it look crazy? Impossible? Completely absurd? This list is like any other: f...
Giving Students Feedback on Assessment Infographic - e-Learning Infographics
The Giving Students Feedback on Assessment Infographic explores the main challenges with giving useful feedback and how we can address these challenges.
Instructional Coaching & Mentoring Question Stems with Communication Forms
As an Instructional Coach or Mentor, we are often called to help our colleagues/interns grow within this world of education. As we do, we need to remember to be the "guide on the side"; enabling the person to find his/her own way through the journey. Instead of fixing things for them, doing the w...
Infographic: The Principles of Adult Learning
Disclaimer: there is no proven adult learning theory and the information in the infographic I created below is subject to much debate and differing opinions.
Robert Gagne’s Instruction Design Model; “The Nine Events of Instruction”. Check both the 9 Events of Instruction Infographic and the Gagne's PowerPoint Presentation.
Instructional Coaching Form Are You Interested?
This instructional coaching form is a great way to "sell yourself". Teachers can check an area they are seeking help and gives them a way to know all of the areas you are able to provide coaching. Check boxes include; trying a new strategy, refine an existing strategy, lesson planning help, mode...
From the book (link to publisher's Flickr set), Storytelling for User Experience, comes this neat chart of activities and skills for active listening. While it isn't my own work, it's a lot easier ...
The Art of Coaching Teachers - Education Week Teacher
Elena Aguilar, an experienced K-12 educator, trains individuals and teams to build resilient, just communities. She is the author of The Art of Coaching, (2013) The Art of Coaching Teams, (2016) and Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators (2018). She is also the founder of Bright Morning Consulting (brightmorningteam.com) and is active on social media.
The Truth About Van Halen And Those Brown M&Ms
In the 1980s, Van Halen famously banned all brown M&Ms from their dressing room. David Lee Roth, reunited with the band for a new album and tour, explains why.
Professional learning by doing
The notes of the lecturer are passed to the notes of the listener—without going through the mind of either. —Mortimer Adler Learning by doing is the antithesis of the mindless lecturing described by Adler. It is most powerful when it includes reflection on the extent and meaning of that learning. Whether learners are 5 years…
Coaching Model: A.H.E.A.D -
A Coaching Model Created by Mariam Sobhy (Life Coaching, EGYPT) To reach a high level of self-awareness, we use logic in understanding ourselves, yet we need to feel the logic to be able to apply it to our lives. In another word…aligning a person’s values with his own plans and actions. Continue...
Teacher-Led PD: 11 Reasons Why You Should be Using Classroom Walk Throughs
I’ve developed a classroom walk through (CWT) approach that works. When I return to a school my goal is to serve as a catalyst for dialogue that can be self-sustaining (read – no consul…