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3 Essential Roles of Student-Focused Instructional Coaches

The highly effective Student-Focused Coaching (SFC) model connects instructional coaches with teachers so they can work collaboratively to support students using evidence-based practices. Adapted from the book Student-Focused Coaching by Jan Hasbrouck & Daryl Michel, this download introduces you to the three key roles of SFC coaches. Read More

4 Steps to Implementing an Effective Coaching Framework

Coaching partnerships are an invaluable professional development tool that allow educators to evaluate current practices, set appropriate goals, process feedback, master new skills, and improve outcomes for every student. Discover the four steps to implementing an effective coaching framework, in this free download. Read More

Coaching 101: Getting Down to the Basics About Coaching Early Care Providers Webinar

What is early childhood coaching, and why is it so effective for young children, their families, and other care providers? Get practical answers in this coffee chat with Dathan Rush and M’Lisa Shelden, coauthors of The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook. You’ll get a brief overview of coaching in early childhood and discover the importance of supporting care providers within real-life contexts (as opposed to practitioner-contrived activities during sessions or visits). Read More

Essential Co-Teaching Tip Sheets

Share these four practical tip sheets—adapted from How to Co-Teach by Elizabeth Potts & Lori Howard—with fellow co-teachers during the school hiatus, and use them to help enrich your teaching partnerships when classes resume! Read More

The 5 Features of Successful Coaching

This article, adapted from The Early Childhood Coaching Handbook, Second Edition, will take you through the five important features of coaching and give you examples that illustrate each trait in action. Read More