Measuring the Impact of Coaching Cycles

Written by: Diane Sweeney and Leanna Harris, authors of Student-Centered Coaching: The Moves (Corwin, 2016) Coaches often wonder how to measure their impact. We all know that we can’t base our success off of whether or not teachers sign up for coaching cycles, smile at us, or talk to us in the teacher’s lounge. We … 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