Learning from Coaching. Nina Morel
Every day, new research and technology influence what are considered to be best practices in the classroom. Despite limited time, resources, and support, teachers are expected to implement new standards and practices with expertise. A coach can be a much-needed partner in navigating changes and challenges, helping teachers handle a variety of instructional issues. In Learning From Coaching, educator and instructional coach Nina Morel addresses the benefits of coaching along with common questions and concerns teachers have about entering into coaching relationships. Readers will discover practical strategies for working with a coach, including how to <br/> * Construct and strengthen a coaching relationship. * Make time in the school day for coaching. * Set goals, document and evaluate success. * Troubleshoot potential pitfalls. <br/> Coaching relationships can enhance school culture, teacher satisfaction, professional growth, and student achievement. Through working with a coach, teachers can find support as they think more deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals.