Increasing Video Collaboration and Practice-sharing Among Coaches

As VP of Teacher, Leader and Coach Development for The Achievement Network, thoughtfully engaging in coaching conversations that are centered around evidence of practice is something Edlyn Smith needs to do on a near daily basis. That’s why Edthena is a perfect tool for Edlyn and the instructional leadership coaches with whom she works. And…

This One Strategy Can Invest Your Teachers In Video Observation

A common concern with organizations new to using video as a tool for classroom observation is how to get their organizations — the coaches and the teachers — comfortable with a video-powered process. We know from experience getting everyone over the initial barrier of having not previously tried video reflection is important to their long term…

Equality Middle School Gave Teachers More Ownership, Time Using Edthena

Amanda Huza, middle school principal of Equality Charter School in The Bronx, knew that video had the potential to be a powerful tool for the teachers and coaches on her staff. She needed a system for video that wouldn’t overwhelm her teachers and coaches. When Amanda introduced Edthena as a core component of Equality’s professional development curriculum, she…