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02
AUG
2017

Good Coaching Got Me Up a Mountain

Good coaching is powerful. In fact it’s so powerful, that it got me up a mountain the other day. In the summer, I love to spend my time mountain biking in Grand County, Colorado. There are hundreds of miles of trails, most of them pretty challenging. When I get the chance, I like to r
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19
MAY
2017

Why Coaching Shouldn’t Be Kept Confidential

At a recent PD session, an instructional coach raised her hand and asked an innocent enough question. We had been talking about the importance of principals and coaches discussing how their coaching cycles were impacting student and teacher learning. She asked, “I’m confused. Aren’t o
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27
APR
2017

New Offering: Two-Day Workshop on Student-Centered Coaching

We are excited to announce a two day workshop that will take place at the University of Denver on August 28-29, 2017. This workshop will include the following two strands: COACHING STRAND The coaching strand will focus on the core practices for student-centered coaching. This strand a
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08
MAR
2017

3 Moves for Leading a Coaching Effort

Coaching is the ultimate form of personalized professional learning. There is no better way to help teachers refine their craft then to work with a coach. And better yet, what if coaching helps the students grow too? That’s what student-centered coaching is about, increasing student a
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08
FEB
2017

A Coach’s Bookshelf – Student-Centered Coaching: The Moves

We are excited to have published our new book, Student-Centered Coaching: The Moves (Corwin, 2016). It was so much fun to write this book, especially since I had the opportunity to work with co-author Leanna Harris, a fellow consultant on our team. I have recently been asked how this
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26
JAN
2017

Student-Centered Coaching Conference Registration

A quick FYI for our blog followers: Registration for our Student-Centered Coaching Conference in Denver on May 22-23, 2017 is now open. Please join us in Denver to learn more about Student-Centered Coaching, a model for coaching that maintains a laser-like focus on students, is driven
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