Coaching Reflection

My favorite thing about being a coach is helping teachers become stronger instructional decision-makers. This work revolves around a partnership with teachers that is collaborative, focused on student work, specific, and intentional. Collaboration – teachers and coaches grow in their depth of thinking from working together Focusing on student work – examining student work allows for an… Continue reading Coaching Reflection

DAY 9: 30-Day Blogging Challenge For Teachers

One of my biggest accomplishments in teaching is my growth in reading instruction. Frankly, I wasn’t very good at teaching reading and, therefore, did not like teaching it. Fortunately, I was paired up with our Instructional Coach, and things changed. She provided ongoing support for a semester through collaborative planning, demonstration teaching, co-teaching, analysis and… Continue reading DAY 9: 30-Day Blogging Challenge For Teachers