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ERIC Number: ED559012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Apr-17
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Instructional Coaching and the Effective Teacher. Q&A with Jim Knight, Ph.D. REL Mid-Atlantic Teacher Effectiveness Webinar Series
Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic
Instructional coaching can help teachers adopt new practices. In this webinar, participants explored how instructional coaching can encourage teachers to adopt new practices and whether coaching has lasting effects. This webinar featured Jim Knight, Ph.D., a Research Associate at the University of Kansas, who has been studying and writing about professional learning for nearly two decades and is a popular presenter at professional development events. Dr. Knight is also the host of Talking About Teaching on the Teaching Channel. The goals of this webinar include: (1) To learn the attributes of successful instructional coaching programs and be encouraged to use this knowledge to develop high-quality coaching programs in districts and schools; and (2) To learn how to use proven models for professional learning to create effective partnerships between coaches and teachers. This Q&A addressed the questions participants had for Dr. Knight following the webinar. Participants responded to the question "As a result of today's webinar, what action steps do you plan to take?" and some of their responses are included here. [The webinar recording and PowerPoint presentation are also available. Links are provided. Additional resources are provided.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Regional Educational Laboratory Mid-Atlantic (ED); ICF International
IES Funded: Yes