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ERIC Number: EJ1051184
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Feb
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0276-928X
3 Steps to Great Coaching: A Simple but Powerful Instructional Coaching Cycle Nets Results
Knight, Jim; Elford, Marti; Hock, Michael; Dunekack, Devona; Bradley, Barbara; Deshler, Donald D.; Knight, David
Journal of Staff Development, v36 n1 p10-12, 14, 16, 18 Feb 2015
In this article the authors describe a three-step instructional coaching cycle that can helps coaches become more effective. The article provides the steps and related components to: (1) Identify; (2) Learn; and (3) Improve. While the instructional coaching cycle is only one effective coaching program, coaches also need professional learning that ensures they understand how to navigate the complexities of helping adults, have a deep understanding of a comprehensive, focused set of teaching practices, communicate effectively, lead effectively, and work in systems that foster meaningful professional learning. Finally, instructional coaches who use a proven coaching cycle can partner with teachers to set and reach improvement goals that have an unmistakable, positive impact on students' lives.
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Language: English
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