Entries related to: coaching

Ensuring Equity for Every Student

I had never heard of the "achievement gap" until the summer after my first year of teaching. It...

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Getting Better Together: Collaborating Around Instructional Priorities

It's nearly impossible to put into words what educators feel when the bell rings on the final...

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Mid-Year Check-in: Assessing Your Year So Far

Congratulations: You made it to January!

For many experienced educators, January can feel like...

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Collaborative Coaching: Teacher-Centered Practices in Action

From the first all staff in-service at the conclusion of summer, to the end of the year...

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Building the System: Organizing Your Resources and Materials

My internet browser always has extra tabs open. As I'm writing this blog post, I'm composing in...

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Be Your Own Mentor

I began my teaching career in January, after a December graduation.

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Three Tips To Turn Your Conference Learning Into School-Level Action

My entire way of teaching changed dramatically when I went to a Barnes and Noble and picked out...

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Big Ideas Need Big Spaces: Creating Room for Teacher Voice and Choice

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Five Ways Teacher Leaders Use Storytelling

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Tch DIY: Learning Together Through Math Routines

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Video Playlist: Coaching for Improvement, Equity, and Quality

My first year as an instructional coach was a learning year.

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Lesson Study: The Math and the Lesson Plan

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Video Playlist: 5 Essential Practices in the Elementary ELL Classroom

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Tch Year in Review: Most Watched Videos of 2016

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What Do Rising Educators Need to Know and Be Able to Do?

Editor's Note: The questions throughout this post are from the Rising Educators in Jennifer...

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Looking Back, Looking Forward: Coaching Lessons For The Year Ahead

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A Climate for Great Practice: Collaborating for Student Success

The climate, or culture, of a school is one of the most important factors in its success. In...

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Top Ten DIY Ways to Get Smarter Over the Summer

It's that time of year again. You know, when you can tell people exactly (down to the second)...

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Summer Math Reading: Five Days of Favorites

At the end of the school year, I always find myself in such a weird space. I'm exhausted, need a...

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Supporting Great Teaching: A Tangible Vision of Excellence

My first example of love was from my parents, which is probably true for most people. Their care...

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