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Coaching High-Fives

Stephanie Affinito finds the simple, quick, and modest celebrations can be just what teachers need to get through a long day. She shares the value of these coaching high fives.

They Don’t Know High-Frequency Words

Cathy Mere shares strategies for coaching teachers with a common complaint—their students don’t know high-frequency words.

Overcorrecting

“Did I do anything right?” Suzy Kaback receives a note from a gifted teacher that gives her pause. Suzy wonders if avoiding praise is damaging her relationships with teachers. She decides to give more feedback for continuation, which is praise’s smarter cousin for coaches.

Planning for PD in the Company of Teachers

Heather Fisher brainstorms with teachers to get the “big picture” of what makes a professional development experience exceptional.

Choice, Voice, and Rejoice: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Jen Schwanke encourages educators to reflect on the positive ways the school year has unfolded.

Ninja Feedback: Empowering Teachers to Reflect

Instructional coach David Pittman is inspired by the pop culture ninja and considers three types of “ninja feedback” to empower teachers to reflect on their instruction and assessment data.

Coaching Minute: Reminders for Facilitating Coaching Conversation

Instructional coach Brian Sepe offers three reminders for facilitating a coaching conversation.

Coaching Minute: Assisting Struggling Teachers by Being Focused

Principal Lee Snider talks about how principals can support struggling teachers by keeping the focus on instruction.

Coaching Minute: Establishing Expertise

Principal Lee Snider talks about how principals can support struggling teachers by establishing their expertise and visiting classrooms often.

Field Notes: Stories and Courage

Ruth Ayres shares how a principal changed the literacy story of his school from failure to success by having the courage to cultivate “lone nut” leaders.

Coaching Minute: The Power of Video Debriefs

Jean Russell explains why she captures her coaching debriefs with teachers, and how these videos serve as powerful tools for learning.

Harnessing the Power of Change

David Pittman reflects on the change cycle and determines ways to make the best of it.

Coaching Minute: Getting into Classrooms

Principal Lee Snider talks with literacy coach Lora Bieghler about being intentional about getting into classrooms.

Great Short Reads for Busy Teachers

Shari Frost shares some of her favorite short reads for teachers who find it difficult to keep up with a reading habit.

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