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20
OCT
2017

Checking in After a Coaching Cycle

In the post, Good Coaching Got Me Up a Mountain, I shared the story of how good coaching helped me conquer obstacles on my mountain bike. It was a great reminder of the power coaching. When I wrote that post, the trails were soft and I was in peak riding shape. Since then, the leaves
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03
DEC
2013

Top 5 Practices for Student-Centered Coaching

1) Coaching Cycles The teacher and coach partner for a 4-6 week coaching cycle. During the coaching cycle, the coach is in the classroom 1-3 days per week, and the teacher and coach meet for weekly 45 minute planning session. Coaching cycles can take place with individuals or teams of
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12
MAY
2010

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
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12
MAY
2010

Data-Driven Coaching: Assessing the Impact of Coaching Cycles

Coaches are busy, and there is no doubt they work very hard. But even with all of that hard work, they often wonder if they’ve made an impact. This can be a frustrating reality for coaches, especially since many come from the classroom—an environment that is rich in data and fee
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