Getting to 60% (2 of 3)

(Read Part 1 Here) Coaching cycles are our best chance for creating authentic partnerships that increase student outcomes. In a coaching cycle, the teacher and coach are both in the mix, reflecting on their decision-making, problem solving, and figuring out how to adjust instruction in the moment. It is a dynamic process that weaves its … Read more

Tools for Starting the Year with Student-Centered Coaching

We wanted to share some tools that we hope you’ll find helpful for beginning your school year as a coach. In the first video, Diane introduces some of the basics of Student-Centered Coaching. In the second video, Leanna talks about what coaches should be doing early in the school year. [column col=”1/2″][/column] [column col=”1/2″][/column]   … Read more

What is a Coaching Cycle?

Organizing coaching into cycles helps coaches create a structure for their time in a way that drills down to impact student learning. Coaching cycles have the following characteristics: One-On-One Coaching Cycles: One-on-one coaching cycles involve in-depth work with a teacher or pair of teachers, lasting approximately 6-9 weeks One-on-one coaching cycles include a weekly planning … Read more