Facilitating Coaching Labs

Written by Diane Sweeney and Leanna Harris From: Student-Centered Coaching: The Essential Guide for K-12 Coaches and Principals (Corwin, Forthcoming) We know that teachers need job-embedded opportunities for professional learning. But let’s not forget that coaches do too. While it can be valuable for coaches to attend conferences, read professional texts, and meet with district … Read more

Coaching Labs: Collectively Expanding Our Vision for Coaching

Guest post written by Keith Schoen I will never forget the coaching conversation I had with a second year teacher early in the fall of 2018.  We had been struggling for a few weeks to increase student talk. After our visit to a model classroom at the Ewing Marion Kauffman School in Kansas City, Missouri, … Read more