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ERIC Number: ED607035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: As Provided
Coaching Matters, 2nd Edition
Killion, Joellen; Bryan, Chris; Clifton, Heather
Learning Forward
Yes! We know that coaching can increase teacher effectiveness and student learning. This new edition of "Coaching Matters" builds on the authors' ongoing research and work with school systems to design coaching programs that improve learning. The result is a book that clarifies the complex issues and operational details of effective systemwide coaching programs. Eleven chapters deepen discussions of key decision points and practices for creating or refining coaching programs: setting coaching program goals, defining coaches' roles, engaging with coach champions, hiring/placing coaches, designing/evaluating coach professional learning, evaluating coaching programs, and making choices for the future of coaching. Selected features of the new edition:(1) a new literature review describes studies in coaching, including the importance of coaching design and the effects of coaching on teacher practice and student learning; (2) a new framework depicts the core conditions for coaching success; (3) sidebars in each chapter show artifacts and examples from schools and districts; (4) updated scenarios draw from the authors' experiences with teachers, principals, coaches, and coach champions; (5) expanded chapter on evaluation of coaching and coaches offers examples of how districts and schools design robust evaluations to improve practice and inform decision making; and (6) recommended strategies in each chapter guide central office administrators, coach champions, and building administrators in developing stronger coaching programs within their professional learning systems; and more.
Learning Forward. 504 South Locust Street, Oxford, OH 45056. Tel: 513-523-6029; Fax: 513-523-0638; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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