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ERIC Number: EJ1100437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0276-928X
Changes in Coaching Study Design Shed Light on How Features Impact Teacher Practice. Lessons from Research
Killion, Joellen
Journal of Staff Development, v37 n2 p58-60 Apr 2016
Teacher coaching is a powerful form of professional learning that improves teaching practices and student achievement, yet little is known about the specific aspects of coaching programs that are more effective. Researchers used a blocked randomized experiment to study the effects of one-to-one coaching on teacher practice. When pooled across all teachers in both cohorts, there is no effect of coaching on teacher practice, yet considerable variability exists between the cohorts. Changes in program design that occurred between the two cohorts provided researchers an opportunity to study how differences in program features influence positive effects in the first cohort on teacher practice and the absence of effects in the second cohort.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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