Using Video Coaching To Help Instructional Coaches Build Better Relationships And Improve Their Practice

CT3 is a professional development organization that specializes in providing in-the-moment, real-time feedback using bug-in-the-ear technology. Their mission is to transform coaching and leadership inside the classroom. Critical to their work is ensuring the coaches they employ have the support and professional development opportunities they need to improve their own practice. Coaches need PD, too,…

How a Nationally Recognized School Updated Their Professional Development by Adding Video Coaching into Observation Cycles

Cornerstone Academy, a K-6 charter school in San Jose, Ca., is recognized by Building Excellent Schools as a school that consistently demonstrates strong academic results, sound organizational practices, and a genuine ability to close the achievement gap in their communities. If you ask Marion Dickel, Academic Director of Cornerstone Academy, part of their success is…

This School Embeds Professional Development Into Everyday Work

As a professor of teacher education at University of Washington, Morva McDonald spent years researching and designing professional development for teachers. This year Morva changed roles from professor to principal. She is now Head of School at Giddens School, a P-5 independent school in Seattle. The work Morva and her colleagues at Giddens School do…

Implementing Video Coaching Is Easy If You Plan

Sharon Gilbert of Radford University has managed candidates and coaches on Edthena for nearly two years. In that time, they’ve learned a lot about how to best get users started on the platform in a way that sets them up for success. They admit that they hit some bumps in the road initially. But they…