Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – February 2020

Valentine’s Day may have just passed, but we pulled together some professional development resources for instructional coaches and teachers that you can (maybe?) love.  Focusing research questions allows teachers to design their own learning experiences Action research is a model for PD that can empower teachers to set and carry out research questions in their…

Resources for Teachers & Instructional Coaches – January 2020

Start off the new year with these recommended reads for teachers and instructional coaches. Professional learning communities increase innovation, student outcomes PLC’s help teachers to determine a common language for learning and assessments. They also provide a conducive space for innovation as teachers in PLC’s will try out new strategies. Ultimately, effective PLC’s will embrace…

Creating a Culture of Coaching

Instructional coaching is a constructive form of professional development for K-12 schools, and the key to its success is embedding it into the culture of the school, according to Edutopia’s school leadership blog. Instructional coaching has the ability to enact change in a school or an entire district by creating a mindset on constant improvement.…