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Instructional coaches

This is a group for instructional coaches, teacher mentors, and anyone in a teacher mentoring role.

Members: 18
Latest Activity: Jun 19, 2014

Discussion Forum

Newborn Infant Care Tips

Started by Oscar Marin Mar 6, 2014. 0 Replies

First few weeks of caring infants are daunting for newbie parents. They really need to know how to care for infants. Read out here for some important tips on newborn infant care and share your view…Continue

Tags: infants, tips, for, caring, care

Who do you coach/mentor?

Started by Carole Fuller. Last reply by Shannon Panzo PhD Jan 29, 2013. 7 Replies

I coach teachers of adult students, mostly teaching ESL but also Workforce content areas such as computer skills.

Tags: adult, mentor, coach

How do you enroll teachers?

Started by Carole Fuller. Last reply by Carole Fuller Aug 29, 2011. 3 Replies

So, as we begin a new school year - how do you enroll teachers to work with you as coach? Do you have any new ideas or tried-and-tested ways to share?Here's a few of mine:A short presentation or…Continue

Instructional Coaches Chat on Twitter (#educoach)

Started by Kathy Perret. Last reply by Kathy Perret Aug 29, 2011. 2 Replies

Join others interested in Instructional Coaching every Wednesday evening at 9:00 CST.Feel free to visit our Wiki:…Continue

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Comment by Carole Fuller on April 1, 2011 at 9:11am
Hi Dennis! Glad you could join. I started a discussion forum above to share our info.
Comment by Dennis C. Taylor on March 31, 2011 at 5:03pm
Hi Carole! I would love to discuss some ideas together about being an instructional coach. I work with many different teachers at various levels in many schools, covering everything from data warehousing to technology integration. What areas do you work with?
Comment by Carole Fuller on March 31, 2011 at 8:42am
Hi - I started this group because I've been looking for a network of coaches/mentors for a while. Being an instructional coach can be a lonely job! I'd love to share ideas and discuss strategies with others in similar roles. Please join this group and let's chat!

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Teresa Conley posted a blog post

Lack of Teacher and Principal Voice is the real problem with School Imrpovement

I recently completed a study on the beliefs of teachers and principals of their ability to impact student learning during school improvement. My study contained interviews of 13 principals and teachers from across the United States who have experienced school improvement at some level. I did this study because in my own district, at the time that I started this study, 31% of the schools in my district were still operating in failing status and this just didn't make sense to me. All schools in…See More
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Sandro Cuzzetto commented on Thomas Whitby's blog post Poor teachers: Who is to blame?
"This is fantastic. As a new Principal at a school, and one whose Master's thesis was based specifically on the difference between how adults and students use technology, this article speaks volumes to me. I love the idea of determining the…"
Jason Rukman commented on Jason Rukman's blog post Try out Itch. Scratch in a safe, online learning environment with video lessons for your students.
"Thanks Jalyn, Let me know if you're interested in a trial teacher account and I'll get you set up (You can also just try out the courses as well)!  "
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Harry Zepeda posted a blog post

Do you have a spending problem?

Shopaholics do not agree to the fact that they are shopaholics until and unless they are forced to agree that they are affected by the addiction of shopping, and they need to do seriously something about it so that they do not waste their entire savings and cry about it on a later date. In this post, we will help you spot the problem and if you spot the issue, go ahead and look for a remedy so that you get enough time to be at ease in the future. 1.    Your credit card balance is always close…See More
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Natalie Marie Lopez posted a blog post

Are there any great websites for K-12 students?

Hello Collective wisdom!I wanted to know if there were any great websites anyone can recommend for elementary school students (K-12) that introduce primary sources?With Common Core State Standards, I notice students are introduced to primary sources in the 3rd grade and there is a local history assignment at one of the schools I talked to.  Know any good introductory sites?  I'm currently building one as part of a project for my multimedia course and would like to look to the left and right for…See More
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