Video Coaching
for Teaching and Learning

Video coaching is proven to transform educators' professional learning--improving teacher growth and student achievement.

For years, athletes have been reviewing game tape to develop strategies and refine techniques, as it has been proven to be one of the best ways to accelerate performance. With the immediate, specific feedback provided by video, adjustments can be made on the spot for greater improvement over time.


Now that video is used more than ever, why not use it to power your instructional coaching?

Click here to learn how you can easily implement video coaching throughout your school or district.

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Watch principal, Kathryn Procope, share the impact video coaching has had on developing her teachers.


A recent SmartBrief poll showed that over 91% of teachers feel that filming their instruction would help them grow professionally.

School Leaders

85% of school leaders said that classroom video would help them provide teachers with better feedback and support.

Effective Instructional Coaching Strategies


Video creates instant replay for teacher and observer--allowing for convenient feedback, recorded or live.


Video coaching provides an opportunity for content-specific feedback.


Incorporating video increases fairness & accuracy of scoring--building a culture of trust.


Videos help identify effective instruction so coaches can provide even greater support.
Best Foot Forward Project

Does video technology really improve the classroom observation process?

The answer is YES as recently discovered in The Best Foot Forward study that analyzed the impact of video on classroom observations.

Here are three top findings.

Source: Harvard’s Center on Education Policy Research – The Best Foot Forward Study Video Observation Toolkit, October 2015


It‘s Fair & Productive

Teachers perceived observers as being more supportive, while administrators thought that teachers were less defensive and had fewer objections to feedback.

Allows for Flexible? Scheduling

Administrators were able to conduct observations on a more convenient schedules—which naturally resulted in more focused and robust feedback.
self reflection

Encourages Self-reflection

Teachers who used video became more self-reflective and were able to identify in-the-moment changes in instructional practice.