EdTech Coach

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Top Ten Screencastify Tips

<b>1. Extension for Chrome</b><p>This chrome extension lets you create screencasts<br>directly from your browser on your laptop or<br>desktop. Capture audio and video …

Top Ten

Narrated Images with Microsoft Sway

You may not be aware of it, but Microsoft added some new features to the web version of MS Sway that make it ideal for audio-narrated images, also …

Microsoft

Are Some Teachers Uncoachable?

« What Was the Greatest Rivalry In Sports? Why Does It Still Matter? | Main<p>Clearly, this is a tough topic. As an instructional coaching trainer for …

How to Find Your Teacher Next Door Creating a Professional Learning Network

<i>By Kenny Hall</i><p>When I started teaching more than twenty years ago, I remember hearing the quote, “Great teachers aren’t born; they are created by the …

Coaching for Equity

« Just the Facts: A Social Studies Lesson (Video) | Main<p>Joshua Parker, an instructional coach at Paul Laurence Dunbar Senior High School in …

When Students Know More About Technology Than Their Teachers

Complete Coverage<p>—Josh Richie for Education Week<p>Printer-Friendly<p>Email Article<p>Reprints<p>Comments<p>It's a daily classroom reality that students often know …

Ten Ways To Develop Your People Without A Learning And Development Budget

Shutterstock<p>There are many organizations, whether they are small non-profits, bootstrapped start-ups, or even larger organizations going through cost cutting efforts, that cannot afford to invest scarce funds to hire external leadership development professionals or to send their high potentials to …

Management

Redesigning Literacy Instruction in a Student-Centered Classroom

Presented by Steven W. Anderson, Digital Learning and Relationship Evangelist; and Shaelynn Farnsworth, Education Services Consultant for AEA 267 in …

21 Questions To Ask About Curriculum Development

Too often, educators approach curriculum development as a product to be created. Continuous improvement should be about answering questions, rather …

5 on point strategies for teaching anything in the digital age

Using digital age inquiry to create deeper learning<p>Let’s face it, it’s highly unlikely that you are as engaging to learners as YouTube, Instagram or …

For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video

For many students, participating in online class discussions feels like a chore—a box to check off for participation points rather than a lively …

My Life as ‘Practice Coach’ — The EdTech Investor Part

My Life as ‘Practice Coach’ — The EdTech Investor Part<p>The Journey from the Classroom to the Boardroom<p>In the late 1990's, as a full-time teacher-coach …

What Is Formative Assessment?

1:55<p>Meghan Pazmino, a math coach at Ross Elementary School in Washington, helps clear up some confusion about what formative assessment is—and how it …

Transforming Practice Through Coaching

« Using Technology to Collect Classroom Data (Video) | Main<p>Joshua Parker, an instructional coach at Paul Laurence Dunbar Senior High School in …

Tips for Capitalizing on Lost Instructional Time

« Live Outside Your Comfort Zone | Main<p>Since most of us get into teaching to be with students, there is nothing worse than losing instructional time …

Make a Student-Centred Classroom [Part 3]

A TEACHER’S NEW FOCUS – PROCESS & LEARNING (NOT TEACHING)<p>Once students are equipped with behavioural tools for making decisions, designing solutions, …

Ten Ways Great Coaches Overcome Resistance To Change

Shutterstock<p>“I just don’t know how to make this coaching stick” said a frustrated leader to me. He’s an executive coaching client and he is trying to coach a direct report to change his behavior.<p>His tone of voice reminded me of the frustration I had felt too often, when I was just not getting …

Leadership

Five Essential Principles If You’re Going to Make Your Coaching Successful

More and more organizations are leveraging coaching internally. Whether it’s a manager coaching for performance, an HR business partner coaching for …

Management

Coaching: The Secret to Retaining Top Talent

Figuring out how to retain the best employees remains a top priority for every business owner. This shouldn’t be a surprise: according to a study by …

Coaching Teachers [INFOGRAPHIC]

“Am I a good coach or am I an effective coach?” One area Kristin Houser going to work on is the quality of my feedback. In this infographic she …

Cards for Coaching

Cards for Coaching is a delightful and fun game of scenarios created to foster dialogue and open the door to effective professional communication.<p>If …

Don't Give Up on Coaching a Teacher

« How to Ignite Educators' Willingness to Change | Main | The Stories Teachers Tell »<p>"How do I know when to give up on a teacher,?" the coach asked. …

Forward Thinking: How to Teach with Technology [Interview with Steven W. Anderson]

In our Forward Thinking series, we speak to educational leaders and influencers to discuss how to move learning forward. From innovative assessment …

The Friday Institute » Defining Your Role as an Instructional Technology Coach – The 4 R’s

By Jaclyn Stevens, M.Ed.<p>The instructional technology coach strives to engage and support digital transitions in their school and district, to empower …

Personal Professional Learning through Micro-Credentials | Rethinking Learning

Don’t you think that now is the time to change traditional “sit and get” professional development and move to personal professional learning …

How Can We Make Leadership Coaching Work?

Research shows that instructional coaching works to foster teacher growth, but very few school principals have a leadership coach to help them grow. …

Professional Development

A New PD Model for a New Era in Teaching

In 2017, it seems nonsensical that teachers would wait for the latest pedagogy to be made known to them by a board. Social media platforms and the …

For Coaches

Technology coaches help bridge the gap from where we are to where we need to be. The ISTE Standards<b>·</b>C describe the skills and knowledge they need to …

Education Week: Harnessing the Potential of Instructional Coaching

Chat<p>Harnessing the Potential of Instructional Coaching<p><b>Thursday, June 6, 2013, 7 to 8 p.m. ET</b><br>Click here for more information about this chat.<p><b>Note: No</b> …