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Expand Your Professional Learning with Twitter Chats

This post was a guest post I wrote for TeachBoost. You can find the original post here Instructional coaching can be a lonely, isolating job. You spend your days helping others reflect and grow professionally, yet you long to find that same support yourself. You facilitate teams of teachers learning together. You love watching them share […]
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Help! How do I coach virtually?

If you are an instructional coach, whether brand new or experienced, chances are you have been asking yourself, How do I coach virtually or remotely if I need to this school year? If so, know that you are not alone. The upcoming school year is one we have never prepared for. Right now I know […]
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What does Instructional Coaching mean to you?

Each summer educators prepare for a new school year. Even though the 2020-21 school year has a unique flavor to it, educators are still gearing up for the road ahead. This year is a stressful time – I see it in educators’ posts on social media. I hear their concerns about the safety of their […]
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4 Tips to End Strong and Be Ready for Next Year!

The 2019-2020 school year is coming to a close and WHAT A SCHOOL YEAR IT HAS BEEN. First and foremost please feel the STANDING OVATION I am sending each and everyone one of you. (I’d shake your hand or give you a hug – but that’s not social distancing.) Watching educators around the globe continue […]
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Coaching with Compassion: A Few Resources

Over the past year I have been working on an exciting project with my friend and co-author, Kenny McKee. We are currently writing a book for ASCD and have started to share our work at conferences, on Podcasts and through webinars. We are gearing up for a Pre-Conference session at the ASCD #Empower20 conference in […]
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3 Daily Tasks to Coach with Confidence

Confidence is a funny thing. It comes and goes for many of us. Some days we can be on the top of our game and other days we question every little thing we do. Early in my career as an educational consultant and instructional coach our director use to tell us we needed to act […]