It’s a Cycle, Not a Hamster Wheel: Getting the Most Out of Coaching Cycles

This course takes you into the nitty gritty of coaching cycles with examples and advice from experienced literacy coaches from throughout the country. You’ll hear success stories, as well as tales of coaching cycles gone bad, and what can be learned from them. You’ll view videos of an initial meeting of a coach and teacher to plan a cycle and sample demonstration lessons within a cycle, as well as quick video tips for getting organized and taking good notes throughout the cycle

Dana Murphy

Dana Murphy has been an educator for 17 years in Illinois. She was an elementary teacher for eight years and coached for nine. Dana is now in a fifth-grade classroom.  Dana wrote for the Two Writing Teachers blog for many years.