Student-Centered Coaching and PLCs

Editorial support provided by Andrew Hossack (Graded School in Sao Paolo, Brazil) We all struggle to find the time for meaningful collaboration, and if your school has an existing structure for Professional Learning Communities (PLCs), you may have wondered how it fits in with student-centered coaching. Some schools opt to provide coaching support through PLCs. After all, … Read more

Have You Heard?

Diane and her team are co-hosting a Student-Centered Coaching Institute with Corwin on June 7-8, 2018 in St. Louis, Missouri. This is our premier event in 2018. Join us for this two-day institute designed to provide a foundational understanding for those who are new to student-centered coaching. It will also extend on the core practices … Read more

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 achievement and developing teacher capacity…all at the same time. I … Read more

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