Improve student outcomes with data-driven coaching Student-Centered Coaching is grounded on the premise that school-based coaching can be designed to directly impact student learning. Shifting the focus from “fixing” teachers to collaborating with them in designing instruction that targets for student achievement makes coaching more respectful and results-based. The book also underscores the critical role of the principal in fostering a culture of learning. Each chapter includes: A model for designing and implementing student-centered coaching Data-driven coaching tools and techniques focused on student learning Specific practices for leading a student-centered coaching effort
Insights, ideas, and inspiration to keep student learning at the center of instructional coaching Student-Centered Coaching is an evidence-based model of professional learning that focuses on student outcomes. Grounded in the latest research and over ten years of field experience, The Essential Guide for Student-Centered Coaching introduces the philosophy and core practices for Student-Centered Coaching. Designed to accompany other books on Student-Centered Coaching, the authors provide a clear vision for how coaching can promote both teacher and student learning. Readers will find An emphasis on how coaching can be asset-based and focused on equity Current research in adult learning and professional development Examples of how to integrate curriculum into coaching cycles Anecdotes that illustrate what Student-Centered Coaching looks like across grade levels and content areas
Essential leadership moves for supporting instructional coaching in your school Strong leadership is essential in any successful instructional coaching effort. This action-oriented guide provides principals and district leaders with the background, practices, and tools required for leading coaching efforts that have a measurable impact on student and teacher learning. Filled with ideas that school leaders can easily apply, this book includes: Tools and techniques for preparing a school for coaching, launching a coaching culture, and supporting coaches Leadership moves and lessons from the field that provide strategies for building principal and coach partnerships Recommendations for coaches to use as they strive to increase their impact
The essential coaching moves that every coach needs to know Student-centered coaching is a highly effective, evidence-based coaching model that shifts the focus from “fixing” teachers to collaborating with them to design instruction that targets student outcomes. But what does this look like in practice? This book shows you the day-to-day coaching moves that build powerful coaching relationships. Readers will find: Coaching moves that can be used before, during, and after lessons An abundance of field-tested tools and practices that can be put to immediate use Original video clips that depict and unpack key moves Richly detailed anecdotes from practicing coaches
Ideas, inspiration, and the ‘moves’ to keep student learning at the center of instructional coaching--no matter where it occurs As we return to ‘normal’ the guidance in this book will ensure we continue to focus on deeply knowing our students, having a coherent and focused curriculum, and coaching from a place of formative assessment and evidence. Authors Diane Sweeney and Leanna Harris, whose best-selling books have influenced thousands of K-12 coaches, have written Student-Centered Coaching from a Distance to help coaches and teachers adapt. Each chapter includes coaching ‘moves’ that can be used in virtual, hybrid, and in person settings. These technology-focused moves are accompanied by language stems, note catchers, and other tools that provide structure and coherence to coaching conversations. Each chapter also provides specific moves that promote equity and work to remove many of the barriers that have been brought into clearer focus during the challenges of our times. Readers will find: • a highly effective coaching approach tailored to the distance learning context • strategies to help close opportunity gaps • in-depth instruction for co-teaching from a distance The enduring practices in this book will help coaches partner with teachers during challenging times and keep student learning at the center--for years to come.
An innovative professional development strategy that facilitates change, improves instruction, and transforms school culture! Instructional coaching is a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that provides the assistance and encouragement necessary to implement school improvement programs. Experienced trainer and researcher Jim Knight describes the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching and explains the essential skills that instructional coaches need, including getting teachers on board, providing model lessons, and engaging in reflective conversations. Each user-friendly chapter includes: First-person stories from successful coaches Sidebars highlighting important information A "Going Deeper" section of suggested resources Ready-to-use forms, worksheets, checklists, logs, and reports
Understudy focused training is an exceptionally powerful, proof based training model that moves the concentration from "fixing" educators to teaming up with them to structure guidance that objectives understudy results. In any case, what does this resemble practically speaking? This book shows you the everyday training moves that manufacture ground-breaking instructing connections
"In Think like a coach, teach for success: delivering actionable feedback in the classroom, authors Garnet Hillman and Mandy Stalets offer a fresh perspective on implementing and delivering effective feedback in the classroom by examining the practices utilized by coaches. Although people would traditionally describe coaches and teachers as different professions that operate in separate spheres, the two share endless similarities. The responsibilities of both coaches and teachers include guiding their learners through the process of sharpening their skills while providing individualized feedback. In order to understand how teachers can ensure all students develop the skills necessary for success, Hillman and Stalets explore what purposeful coaching looks like on the athletic field and in the classroom. By reading Coaching the Classroom, educators will possess the tools and practices needed for creating a culture of student-centered learning and for becoming leaders of the feedback process in their classrooms"--
Underpinned by a philosophy of empowerment, athlete-centred approaches to coaching are defined by a style that promotes learning through ownership, responsibility, initiative and awareness. Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching offers an in-depth theoretical examination of player-focused coaching models, and provides professional guidance for practising coaches. Written by a cast of world-leading scholars and practitioners, and offering a breadth of approaches to, and critiques of, the application of athlete-centred coaching, the book covers topics including: • athlete-centred coaching and holistic development • coaching tactical creativity • athlete-centred coaching in disability sport • team culture and athlete-centred coaching • developing thinking players through Game Sense coaching • supporting athlete wellbeing • athlete-centred coaching and Teaching Games for Understanding • athlete-centred coaching in masters sport. Based on the latest research and offering the most comprehensive enquiry into this central area of coaching theory, Perspectives on Athlete-Centred Coaching is important reading for any students and lecturers of sports coaching or physical education, and practising coaches across any sport.
|Author||: Michael S. Hale,Elizabeth A. City|
|Publisher||: Corwin Press|
|Release Date||: 2006-04-05|
|ISBN 10||: 1483361276|
|Pages||: 136 pages|
Engage and enlighten students by skillfully guiding them through thought-provoking classroom discussions using these straightforward strategies.
In The Coach Approach to School Leadership, Jessica Johnson, Shira Leibowitz, and Kathy Perret address a dilemma faced by many principals: how to function as learning leaders while fulfilling their evaluative and management duties. The answer? Incorporating instructional coaching techniques as an integral part of serious school improvement. The authors explain how principals can Master the skill of "switching hats" between the nonjudgmental coach role and the evaluative supervisor role. Expand their classroom visits and combine coaching with evaluation requirements. Nurture relationships with teachers and build a positive school culture. Provide high-quality feedback to support the development of both teachers and students. Empower teachers to lead their own professional learning and work together as a team. Drawing from the authors' work with schools as well as their conversations with educators across the globe, this thought-provoking book speaks to the unique needs of principals as instructional leaders, providing solutions to challenges in every aspect of this complex endeavor. The role of the principal is changing at a rapid pace. Let this resource guide you in improving your own practice while helping teachers master the high-quality instruction that leads to student success.