instructional coaching - Steve Barkley

Podcast – Strengthening Teacher Professional Learning: PLC’s and Coaching

A paper from the Research Partnership for Professional Learning identifies the “what and how” from studies exploring teacher learning impacting student learning. The findings around teacher collaboration and coaching point […]

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Podcast: Collaboration to Support Multilingual Learners

Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld and Dr. Maria Dove, the co-editors of “Portraits of Collaboration: Educators Working Together to Support Multilingual Learners,” explore questions around teacher collaboration for planning, teaching, and assessing […]

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Podcast: PLCs That Empower Teachers

Most instructional coaches have a role in the work and learning of PLCs at their schools. Many coaches ponder the best role to play. How do the coach’s actions in […]

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Listening and Questioning for Facilitating Reflection

School leaders and instructional coaches can support teacher reflection that promotes teacher learning. Listening and questioning are key facilitation skills that generate reflection that promotes insights and learning. As I […]

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Podcast: Revisiting Curiosity in Coaching

“Making the first 2-3 minutes of a conversation curiosity-based will change your conversations.” -Michael Bungay Stainer. How does your natural curiosity about teaching, learning and leading guide your coaching? How […]

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Coaches: Remember the change sequence

I was recently at an instructional coaches’ conference where a presenter put the following on a power point and asked the participants, collaborating with a standing partner, to put the […]

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