When you think about coaching, you might picture a teacher and a coach meeting before school, followed by an observation and a debrief. But though that model can be successful, it’s certainly not the only way to approach coaching.
Many schools are using innovative practices such as virtual coaching, real-time coaching, and teacher time-outs. Explore the resources below and consider which approaches you would be the most interested in.
Virtual & Real-Time Coaching
Begin by watching this video about innovative coaching models. Would you be interested in trying virtual or real-time coaching?
How can video be used to deepen the coaching experience? Watch this video and think about potential takeaways for your own coaching practice.
In this video, watch how coaching moments can take place in real-time when you encourage teachers to pause and discuss instruction.
Tch Laureate Kristin Gray has been helping teachers participate in learning lab cycles. Watch the video Creating a Culture of Collaborative Learning below to see how she encourages teachers to collaborate and learn from each other. Then, read her reflections on the process in the blogs listed under the video.