Instructional Coaching

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These guidance documents, templates, agendas, and models help schools establish and evolve their coaching system and structures.

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Guidance Documents: Big Picture

Beliefs about Coaching

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Coaching Cycles

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Two Approaches to Coaching

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Coaching - Recommended Roles and Responsibilities

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Coaching as Professional Learning

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Terrain of Instructional Leadership

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Adult Learners: Characteristics, Qualities, Needs

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership

Guidance Documents: Getting Started

Is Our School Ready for Instructional Coaching?

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Designing a Coaching Culture

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Identifying Instructional Coaches

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Effective Coaching Practices

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Establishing Coaching Relationships

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Schoolwide Supports for Instructional Coaching

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership

Guidance Documents - Supporting Coaching Cycles

Supporting Learning Within Coaching Cycles

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Setting Coaching Cycle Goals

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Criteria for Coaching Observations

Criteria Lists

  • Instructional Leadership
Providing Feedback in Coaching Conversations

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Using Student Evidence in Coaching

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Sorting Student Work Protocol

Protocols

  • Differentiation
  • Student Work

Coaching Templates and Agendas

Initial Coaching Meeting Agenda

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Coaching: Goals, Planning, and Results Template

Planning Tools

  • Instructional Leadership
Coaching Observation Tool

Progress Monitoring Tools

  • Instructional Leadership
Coaching Observation Debrief Agenda

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership
Demonstration Lessons and Debrief Protocol

Protocols

  • Instructional Leadership
Agenda for Facilitating a Final Coaching Reflection

Guidance Documents

  • Instructional Leadership

Models from Schools

Coaching Overview

Models from Schools

  • Instructional Leadership
Pre-Coaching Survey

Models from Schools

  • Instructional Leadership
Weekly Coaching Schedule

Models from Schools

  • Instructional Leadership
Observation Note Catchers

Observation Note Catchers

Student- and Teacher-centered Coaching at GEMS

Progress Monitoring Tools

  • Instructional Leadership

PD Pack: Coaching for Change

Coaching for Change: Effective Instructional Coaching

Coaching for Change: Effective Instructional Coaching

What makes instructional coaching effective?

Online Learning

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Coaching for Change: Giving Feedback

Coaching for Change: Giving Feedback

What are the keys to giving effective feedback?

Online Learning

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Coaching for Change: Teacher-Centered Coaching

Coaching for Change: Teacher-Centered Coaching

What is effective teacher-centered coaching?

Online Learning

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Coaching for Change: Student-Centered Coaching

Coaching for Change: Student-Centered Coaching

What does it mean to keep student work at the center of coaching?

Online Learning

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Coaching for Change: Professional Development

Coaching for Change: Professional Development

What is "good" professional development?

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  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development
Coaching for Change: Video-Based Coaching

Online Learning

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Professional Development

PD Pack: Culture of Growth (excerpts from the full PD Pack)

Culture of Growth: Growth Mindset

Culture of Growth: Growth Mindset

What is a growth mindset?

Online Learning

  • Professional Development
  • School Culture
Culture of Growth: Relational Trust

Culture of Growth: Relational Trust

What is relational trust?

Online Learning

  • Professional Development
  • School Culture
Culture of Growth: Growth in Adults

Culture of Growth: Growth in Adults

What is the relationship between adult and student mindsets?

Online Learning

  • Professional Development
  • School Culture
Culture of Growth: Coaching for Growth

Culture of Growth: Coaching for Growth

How do I coach for growth?

Online Learning

  • Professional Development
  • School Culture