Jean Russell is a literacy coach in Indiana, and was selected in 2016 as Indiana’s Teacher of the Year.
Jean Russell explains the importance of establishing norms and a framework for coaching cycles.
Jean Russell explains how she leverages one-on-one coaching for learning with entire grade-level teams.
Jean Russell explains how a simple trick with a coaching calendar can build in more time and expectations for leadership growth.
How can you be sure texts used in professional development become anchors for learning beyond the moment they are read? Jean Russell recommends the 3/3/3 method for reading and reflection with colleagues as a quick way to make the learning stick.
Jean Russell shares how literacy coaches can use quotes in professional development sessions to explore teachers’ beliefs and identities.