Author : Diane Sweeney
Genre : Education
Publisher : Corwin Press
ISBN : 9781452238692
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Improve student outcomes with data-driven coaching Student-Centered Coaching is grounded on the premise that school-based coaching can be designed to directly impact student learning. Shifting the focus from “fixing” teachers to collaborating with them in designing instruction that targets for student achievement makes coaching more respectful and results-based. The book also underscores the critical role of the principal in fostering a culture of learning. Each chapter includes: A model for designing and implementing student-centered coaching Data-driven coaching tools and techniques focused on student learning Specific practices for leading a student-centered coaching effort

Author : Diane Sweeney
Genre : Education
Publisher : Corwin Press
ISBN : 9781506349435
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The essential coaching moves that every coach needs to know Student-centered coaching is a highly effective, evidence-based coaching model that shifts the focus from “fixing” teachers to collaborating with them to design instruction that targets student outcomes. But what does this look like in practice? This book shows you the day-to-day coaching moves that build powerful coaching relationships. Readers will find: Coaching moves that can be used before, during, and after lessons An abundance of field-tested tools and practices that can be put to immediate use Original video clips that depict and unpack key moves Richly detailed anecdotes from practicing coaches

Author : Diane Sweeney
Genre : Education
Publisher : Corwin
ISBN : 9781544394336
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Insights, ideas, and inspiration to keep student learning at the center of instructional coaching Student-Centered Coaching is an evidence-based model of professional learning that focuses on student outcomes. Grounded in the latest research and over ten years of field experience, The Essential Guide for Student-Centered Coaching introduces the philosophy and core practices for Student-Centered Coaching. Designed to accompany other books on Student-Centered Coaching, the authors provide a clear vision for how coaching can promote both teacher and student learning. Readers will find An emphasis on how coaching can be asset-based and focused on equity Current research in adult learning and professional development Examples of how to integrate curriculum into coaching cycles Anecdotes that illustrate what Student-Centered Coaching looks like across grade levels and content areas

Author : Diane Sweeney
Genre : Education
Publisher : Corwin Press
ISBN : 9781071845400
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Ideas, inspiration, and the ‘moves’ to keep student learning at the center of instructional coaching--no matter where it occurs As we return to ‘normal’ the guidance in this book will ensure we continue to focus on deeply knowing our students, having a coherent and focused curriculum, and coaching from a place of formative assessment and evidence. Authors Diane Sweeney and Leanna Harris, whose best-selling books have influenced thousands of K-12 coaches, have written Student-Centered Coaching from a Distance to help coaches and teachers adapt. Each chapter includes coaching ‘moves’ that can be used in virtual, hybrid, and in person settings. These technology-focused moves are accompanied by language stems, note catchers, and other tools that provide structure and coherence to coaching conversations. Each chapter also provides specific moves that promote equity and work to remove many of the barriers that have been brought into clearer focus during the challenges of our times. Readers will find: • a highly effective coaching approach tailored to the distance learning context • strategies to help close opportunity gaps • in-depth instruction for co-teaching from a distance The enduring practices in this book will help coaches partner with teachers during challenging times and keep student learning at the center--for years to come.

Author : Diane Sweeney
Genre : Education
Publisher : Corwin Press
ISBN : 9781544320564
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Essential leadership moves for supporting instructional coaching in your school Strong leadership is essential in any successful instructional coaching effort. This action-oriented guide provides principals and district leaders with the background, practices, and tools required for leading coaching efforts that have a measurable impact on student and teacher learning. Filled with ideas that school leaders can easily apply, this book includes: Tools and techniques for preparing a school for coaching, launching a coaching culture, and supporting coaches Leadership moves and lessons from the field that provide strategies for building principal and coach partnerships Recommendations for coaches to use as they strive to increase their impact

Author : Diane Sweeney
Genre : Education
Publisher : Corwin Press
ISBN : 9781483306315
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Your straightforward resource for coaching partnerships that focus on student learning Teaching in today′s classrooms is different, so why shouldn′t coaching strategies evolve too? Shift the conversation from teacher "shoulds" to innovative systems and structures that build lasting student success. This powerful follow-up to Diane Sweeney′s Student Centered Coaching: A Guide for K-8 Coaches and Principals is a strategy-packed roadmap to dynamic teacher-coach collaborations in middle and high schools. Written for coaches who work with secondary teachers in all content areas, Student-Centered Coaching at the Secondary Level offers rich case studies and practical tips and tools. Coaches and administrators get real-world specifics on Core practices for tackling the unique challenges of coaching across a variety of content areas at the secondary level Extending coaching to teams of teachers, rather than just individuals Using standards, such as the Common Core, to coach toward specific goals for student learning Embedding formative assessments into coaching conversations Moving past teacher resistance Working in tandem with principals to ensure that coaching accomplishes the goal of increased student learning With graphic organizers, planning matrices, and other valuable resources, this step-by-step guide is your ultimate roadmap to coaching success. By focusing coaching on student learning—rather than on fixing teachers—you can make a measurable impact on student achievement. "This book provides both veteran and novice instructional coaches and school leaders with practical tips and tools they can use to move instructional coaching from focusing on teacher behavior to focusing on student learning. It offers strategies to help demonstrate the direct impact that coaching has on student achievement." —Deborah Mitchell, New Teacher Induction Coordinator Merced Union High School District, Merced, CA

Author : Jim Knight
Genre : Education
Publisher : Corwin Press
ISBN : 9781452207018
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An innovative professional development strategy that facilitates change, improves instruction, and transforms school culture! Instructional coaching is a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that provides the assistance and encouragement necessary to implement school improvement programs. Experienced trainer and researcher Jim Knight describes the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching and explains the essential skills that instructional coaches need, including getting teachers on board, providing model lessons, and engaging in reflective conversations. Each user-friendly chapter includes: First-person stories from successful coaches Sidebars highlighting important information A "Going Deeper" section of suggested resources Ready-to-use forms, worksheets, checklists, logs, and reports

Author : Jan Elizabeth Hasbrouck
Genre : EDUCATION
Publisher : Paul H Brookes Publishing
ISBN : 1681254956
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"A widely used, highly effective approach to student success, Student-Focused Coaching (SFC) helps instructional coaches and teachers work collaboratively to improve student outcomes using evidence-based practices. This is your one-stop, step-by-step guide to instructional coaching in K-12 schools using the field-tested, research-based SFC model"--

Author : Diane Sweeney
Genre : Education
Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
ISBN : 9781571103437
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You will see concrete examples of how your school can move away from a one-size-fits-all professional development model to create an authentic learning environment that meets the needs of individual teachers. The book features chapters focusing on: implementing an instructional coaching model -- establishing study groups among teachers -- using observation as a means to model effective instruction -- going deeper with discussion through the use of Critical Friends protocols -- examining various ways adults process new information -- encouraging teachers to take leadership roles -- focusing the principal's leadership around the professional development model.

Author : Jim Knight
Genre : Education
Publisher : ASCD
ISBN : 9781416630685
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Even under ideal conditions, teaching is tough work. Facing unrelenting pressure from administrators and parents and caught in a race against time to improve student outcomes, educators can easily become discouraged (or worse, burn out completely) without a robust coaching system in place to support them. For more than 20 years, perfecting such a system has been the paramount objective of best-selling author and coaching guru Jim Knight and his team of researchers at the Instructional Coaching Group (ICG). In The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching, Knight offers a blueprint for establishing, administering, and assessing an instructional coaching program laser-focused on every educator's ultimate goal: the academic success of students. Organized around ICG's seven "Success Factors" for great instructional coaching, this book offers * An in-depth guide to the Impact Cycle, ICG's research-based and field-tested model for coaching teachers through issues that matter most to them; * Detailed guidance on how to create a "playbook" of instructional strategies to share with collaborating teachers—and how to model those strategies under different conditions; * Practical advice on preparing for and engaging in substantive, reflective, and teacher-centered coaching conversations; * Best practices for gathering, analyzing, and responding to data for improved teaching and learning; and * Real-life anecdotes and testimonies from educators and coaches who have reaped the benefits of the Impact Cycle in a diverse array of schools. In addition, each chapter of the book contains a learning map to help orient you and a list of valuable additional resources to complement the text. Whether you're new to coaching or well versed in the practice, The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching will no doubt prove a cornerstone of your coaching library for years to come.