3 Practical Strategies for Setting Your Teacher Coaching Vision (Learning Forward)

Teacher coaching is an important role in any school. Coaches support teachers’ growth and improvement, which leads to stronger student outcomes.

And great teacher coaching starts with a great teacher coaching vision.

Not sure where to start? Violet Christensen and Courtney Groskin, two learning coaches from St. Vrain Valley Schools (Longmont, CO), have 3 strategies for how to start, set, and solidify a clear coaching vision.

One of those strategies? Having a place to track goals and progress.

Capturing video around your goals, coaching sessions, and reflections in one place to review over time can be just as powerful to check in on your vision, check your progress, and stay the course.

In our district, we use Edthena to track our coaching progression and work – as well as our teachers’ growth – throughout the year. The platform leverages classroom video to help us engage in reflection, and provides an excellent way to see our growth towards goals.

This helps keep us inspired throughout the year and is a fun, best-practice way to document one’s career journey.

Read the full article at Learning Forward: 3 practical strategies for setting your coaching vision

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