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Coaching (Performance)

Scope Note: 
Customized instructional, training, or guidance intervention designed to improve the performance or capacity of an individual, team, or organization. Generally site-based, coaching is characterized by intense, sustained non-judgmental and non-evaluative assistance, support, and feedback from a knowledgeable professional who helps the client to set goals, identify obstacles, and develop plans and strategies to achieve goals. Coaching may occur in one-to-one or group settings. (For athletics, see "Athletic Coaches.")
Category: Educational Process: Classroom Perspectives
Broader Terms
Narrower Terms
Test Coaching
Use this term instead of
Instructional Coaching
Literacy Coaching
Peer Coaching
Performance Coaching
Reading Coaching
School Coaching
Related Terms
Educational Improvement
Facilitators (Individuals)
Helping Relationship
Individualized Instruction
Individualized Transition Plans
Instructional Improvement
Interprofessional Relationship
Leadership Training
Management Development
Organizational Development
Peer Relationship
Professional Development
Staff Development
Teacher Improvement
Teaching Methods
Training Methods
Transitional Programs
Added to ERIC: 7/8/2008