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  1. May 2021
    1. An important point to note is that there's a difference between coaching and mentoring. A coach's job is to improve a particular skill, but a mentor plays a more holistic role in helping a mentee improve

      Mentoring and Coaching are different, and being able to identify the differences between the two is important.

      For managers, sometimes they need to wear a coaches hat, or a mentors hat - but these are roles that a manager can have but not their only job.

      Considerations for L&D programs

      • how can mentoring fit in with L&D?
      • how can coaching fit in with L&D?
  2. Mar 2021
    1. Coaching increases the likelihood that teachersadopt new teaching practices. Manyforms of coaching in education are newly developed approaches. These approaches begin with the creation of theories and practices.

      This resource discusses a framework for coaching that can support teacher development. The paper goes into how coaching pertains to education and teaching, the description of the framework and how to use the model. Rating: 7/10

    1. Instructional coaching is among the fastest-growing forms of support for teachers’ professional learning (Darling-Hammond et al., 2009), and for good reason. When compared to other common forms of teacher professional development, such as one-day workshops, coaching is an exciting possibility because it embodies two essential aspects of effective professional development: It is ongoing and located in the context of teachers’ daily work (Hawley & Valli, 1999).

      This resource discusses how instructional coaching can be beneficial for teachers professional learning. This provides how coaching can work for teachers and how it can be done effectively. Rating: 7/10

    1. 1Effective Coaching: Improving Teacher Practice and Outcomes for All Learners

      This resource discusses how to effectively coach teachers to improve their practice. It provides a framework for effective coaching practices. Rating: 8/10

    1. Instructional coaching can be a supplement to professional development in that it involves a sustained collaborative relationship between coach and teacher, is ideally tailored to the teacher’s individual needs, and is provided by a coach, who typically has years of practical teaching experience

      This resource discusses instructional coaching for professional development for teachers. It discusses the frameworks and what it is important. Rating: 7/10

    1. The purpose of this review was to address the central theme of technology-enhanced learning (TEL) in coaching. “Technology-enhanced learning” (TEL), has become a widely-accepted term for describing the interface between digital technology and teaching.

      This resource discusses how to use technology-enhanced learning in coaching. This is a great resource for educators who want to develop professional developments for teachers to use technology to aid in learning. Rating: 7/10

  3. Feb 2021
    1. The theme of emptiness as a precondition to significant learning shows up in the familiar tale of the wise man who comes to the Zen master, haughty in his great wisdom, asking how he can become even wiser. The master simply pours tea into the wise man’s cup and keeps pouring until the cup runs over and spills all over the wise man, letting him know without words that if one’s cup is already full there is no space in it for anything new. Then there is the question of why young people sometimes learn new things faster than old people; why my teenage daughters, for example, learned the new dances when I didn’t. Was it just because they were willing to let themselves be foolish and I was not?
  4. Jan 2021
    1. Leadership is not necessarily coming up with all the answers

      Not only does this mean that you have to work with your team but it also takes the pressure off of you to always come up with the solutions to everyone else's problems. By all means, give input if you're asked but don't feel pressured to provide answers to all questions.

      When you answer a question, people will feel like the decision has been made and further discussion will be closed off.

  5. Oct 2020
    1. dig deeper into what motivates them

      Find out what motivates individual contributors to broaden the options that enable coaching.

    1. According to The Center for Educational Policy Research at Harvard University (2015), “[The] structural separation, in which teachers develop their skills primarily through individual trial and error rather than through observation and collaboration with others, has been a major barrier to improving instruction.” Video-based coaching serves as a structure to foster personal reflection and growth by allowing teachers the opportunity to see their practice, and share it with others, in a safe, supported way.

      Video Based Coaching is a high-leverage learning practice used by instructors to engage conversation. Observation and collaboration is a structure to scaffold personal reflection into personal growth and shared understanding. Used as a component of a professional development plan, VBC enhances participant exchange during coaching and feedback sessions. Rating 8/10

  6. Nov 2019
    1. The authors present the benefits of coaching in professional development for educators in today's technologically advanced classrooms. Of particular interest is the explanation of the different methods of coaching: executive, coactive, cognitive, and instructional. They suggest that coaching provides more successful outcomes than single workshops and stress that finding the correct method for each situation and organization is crucial.

      10/10

    1. Davis and Curry stress the importance of tech coaches in schools to help instructors integrate technology effectively. They present key factors to consider when using tech coaching, including the importance of having a clear plan and defined roles.

      8/10

  7. Jun 2019
    1. It has been our nonprofit technology company was started in 2011 the goal, the problem we're trying to solve is is essentially to bring collaboration to the web at scale

      Hey, the point you should have made here.....

  8. May 2019
    1. interesting story about how this guy, who did play football professionally, would like math teachers to take a few points from football coaches.

      good for the overall sentiment and the individual interest & inspiration

  9. Apr 2019
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    1. The tips center on five concepts: building relationships, positive focus, communication, partnership, and support. Working to improve these elementshelps create an emotionallyintelligent work environment where all employees feel they are valued and their opinions are respected. When leaders identify strengths-based strategies to build relationships, approach interactions with a positive perspective, develop positive communication strategies to support teachers, and identify additional ways to support them, they empower the teachers they work with tothrive, not just survive,in the earlychildhood setting.
  11. Nov 2018
    1. This article is from a education journal and is credible and relevant. It covers andragogy and transformitive learning as they can be utilized with adult learners. The focus on transformational learning theory is of particular interest.

      8/10

  12. Jun 2016
    1. Infact,whenGallimoreandRolandactuallyrecordedandcategorized2,326ofCoachWooden’sactsofteaching,theyfoundthatonly6.6%wereactsofdisapprovalwhile6.9%wereactsofpraise(Coyle,2009).Thatmeansthemajorityofhisinteractionswithhisathleteswerejudgmentfreestatementsofinformation

      Great coaches are stinting with praise and blame.

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