ERIC Number: ED337881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
How To Plan and Implement a Peer Coaching Program.
Issues in the implementation of peer coaching, a collaborative process for teacher improvement, are examined in this booklet. Included are a definition of peer coaching; a discussion of a variety of peer coaching activities; an outline of specific observation, data collection, and conferencing strategies; guidelines for designing a site-based peer coaching program; and a discussion of the principal's role. Contextual variables that influence the success of peer coaching efforts are explained, and strategies are presented for maintaining program momentum. A personal planning guide is presented to identify appropriate next steps. The appendix lists Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) resources. Seven figures are included. (37 references) (LMI)
Descriptors: Collegiality, Elementary Secondary Education, Peer Teaching, Program Development, Program Implementation, Staff Development, Teacher Improvement, Teamwork, Tutoring
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 125 N. West Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-2798 ($6.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Alexandria, VA.