Coaching for Significant and Sustained Change in the Classroom
This practical book leads instructional coaches and administrators through the process of building a strong solution-focused instructional coaching program that drives significant schoolwide change, improves teacher performance, and supports student success.
- Understand that changes in instructional practices are needed to overcome the challenges today’s teachers face.
- Learn what successful instructional coaching looks like and why coaching is the solution to getting effective professional development in the classroom.
- Study the five steps of the coaching cycle for teachers, and explore time-proven coaching methods and strategies.
- Measure the effectiveness of your current program by reviewing the elements of instructional coach training programs that lead to increased teacher performance and student success.
- Receive tools and forms to help guide the coaching cycle, including teacher reflection, support, and peer coaching, as well as respond to professional development needs.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Coaching and Change in Education
Chapter 2: The Coaching Cycle
Chapter 3: Methods and Techniques
Chapter 4: School and District Models
Chapter 5: Peer Coaching
Chapter 6: Program Supervision and Leadership
- Table 4.1: Designing a Coaching Model
- A Model of Instruction: The New Art and Science of Teaching
- Teacher Reflection Worksheet
- Coaching Goal Sheet
- Teacher Practice Log
- Progress Tracking Log
- Classroom Observation Sheet
- Video Review Worksheet
- School or District Planning Tools
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