Looking for Good Reads? Here are 10 of the Greatest Hits from the Edthena Blog

It’s our 10th anniversary, which means the Edthena blog is also turning the big 1-0.

Curious about our greatest blog hits from over the past decade?

We did a roundup of the 10 most popular posts and gathered them here for you. Whether you’re new to the blog and wanted a list of our must-sees or just needed some good refreshers and re-reads, enjoy!

Jim Knight on the Impact Cycle & PEERS Goals

Learn how Jim Knight’s Impact Cycle offers a tool for instructional coaches looking to help teachers set and meet PEERS goals.

Why Student-Centered, Independent Learning is Important When Distance Teaching

Whether you’re distance teaching or not, the importance of creating student-centered independent learning assignments still stands. Find out why.

Coaches Don’t Have To Solve The Problem Or Know What To Say, Says Elena Aguilar

Elena Aguilar says instructional coaching can support emotional needs and help teachers achieve their goals for student learning.

How Choice Boards Energize Teachers for Professional Development and Video Reflection

Adults like making choices for themselves. Let teachers design their PD and video reflection with a choice board for professional development.

Watch Jim Knight as He Reveals His Best Practices and Worst Mistakes for Instructional Coaching with Video

Another Jim Knight post? You’ll see why when you see what he has to say about video coaching.

Confronting Hesitations About Video Coaching in a School District

If your colleagues are hesitant about video coaching, read about how St. Vrain Valley School District assuaged their team’s worries and successfully started using Edthena.

Edthena Integrates Videos From Gates Foundation Measures of Effective Teaching Project

A complete library of 2,134 Measures of Effective Teaching Extension (METX) video lessons from the Gates Foundation, all inside Edthena.

Resources for Teachers & Coaches

We’re cheating a little—this is a whole category of posts. You’ll know why it’s worthy of this list when you see all the resources and notable content we’ve gathered for educators.

Issuing Micro-Credentials to Your Teachers Can Reward Competency

Still out of the loop about what micro-credentials are and how to use them? Read how they are the emerging method for helping teachers document their professional learning.

What Does Coaching Teachers Have to Do with Yoga? Hint: It’s All About Feedback!

Practicing yoga and coaching teachers are more similar than you might think: the key to sustained change and growth is instructor feedback.

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