Entries related to: coaching

Teaching Channel Talks 43: How New Teachers Can Find Great Mentors

You don't have to spend your first year of teaching alone. Learn from Keely Keller and Amy...

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How Teachers Can Respond to Tough Emails from Families (with Examples!)

We love it and we hate it. Email. With the appearance of a red flag or the sound of a friendly...

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4 Tips for Landing Your First Teaching Job

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), between 2014-2024 there will be nearly 2...

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Resource Roundup: Leading for Concrete Change

Enough is enough.

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Four Ways to Create Equitable Discussion Using Socratic Seminar

Consistently including each of the interwoven Elements of a Socratic Seminar guarantees that our...

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Support Language Learners with Confianza

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How to Use Happiness to Your Advantage

I’ve got something to share with you, and it might blow your mind: Happiness is not a result of...

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Teaching as a Spiritual Journey

Given the frequent teacher criticism we see in American society and the media today, one thing...

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Collective Teacher Efficacy

Collective Teacher Efficacy: A team of individuals sharing the belief that through their unified...

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Pushing Back on Outmoded Beliefs

In recent decades, research has guided some major shifts in how we think about teaching,...

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First Five: Early Career Action Pack

  • 92 percent of teachers assigned a mentor their first year returned the next year, and 86...

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Building Relationships for Authentic Teacher Appreciation

In May, teachers are recognized nationwide in a grand event named Teacher Appreciation Week....

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Teaching is a Listening Profession

We listen to hear what our students understand. We listen to hear our students’ emerging...

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Preparing Students to Access Complex Texts

The power to read is one of the most precious gifts any teacher can bestow upon his or her...

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Are You Coachable?

Editor's Note: This post was orginally published on the Chalk Blog at our sister company,...

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Tch Tips: Make the Most Out of Your Coaching Experience

You’ve got a coach! Now what?

Coaches can make your teaching life easier by giving you the tools...

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The Necessity of Instructional Coaching: Helping New Teachers Thrive

Six years ago, I transitioned out of the classroom and became a part-time instructional coach....

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Elevating the Preservice Teacher Voice in Our Math Community

I'm so incredibly thankful for my math community. As I engage in discussions with educators at...

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I Want to Get Better at... Assessment

Planning a lesson and designing instruction can be an exciting process. Delivering that lesson...

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How to Keep Going Even When You Feel Like You Can’t

Making Teaching More Manageable

We all have days (or weeks, or months) when we feel like we...

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