Jan Miller Burkins

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Jan Miller Burkins is a full-time consultant and writer. She resides with her husband and four sons in Athens, Georgia.

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Starting the School Year: A Checklist for Literacy Coaches

With all the checklists for launching the school year available for teachers, isn't it about time someone developed one for literacy coaches? Jan Miller Burkins has done just that — her Launching the Year Checklist is concise, and tackles everything from reformatting computer files to touching base with each teacher.

The Language of Coaching

If you believe it's challenging but "possible to be tactful without being inauthentic," Jan Miller Burkins will guide you around the thorniness of the language of coaching.

Word Choice for Coaches

Jan Miller-Burkins explores the "how" of shifting language so that it is less judgmental in discussions with colleagues.

Books with Overlooked Potential for Launching the School Year (and Ideas for Using Them with Students)

You know those books that cause us to say, “Aww…I love that book.” Well, the team at Literacyhead has us thinking about using old favorites in new ways.

Books for Launching the School Year (and Ideas for Using Them with Students)

We all want students starting school with intention, confidence, community and more. These books from the team at Literacyhead can help.

Starting the School Year: A Checklist for Literacy Coaches

With all the checklists for launching the school year available for teachers, isn't it about time someone developed one for literacy coaches? Jan Miller Burkins has done just that – her Launching the Year Checklist is concise, and tackles everything from reformatting computer files to touching base with each teacher.

Watching Teachers Teach: An Observation Form for Literacy Coaches

Being genuine about feedback is essential to educators. Jan Miller Burkins finds a form and process that allows her to be both thoughtful and specific.

The Language of Coaching Part I: Word Choices

If you believe it’s challenging but “possible to be tactful without being inauthentic,” Jan Miller Burkins will guide you around the thorniness of the language of coaching.


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