Student Focused Coaching

This is your one-stop, step-by-step guide to instructional coaching in K-12 schools using the field-tested, research-based SFC model.

Author: Jan Hasbrouck

Publisher: Brookes Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781681254944

Category: Education

Page: 232

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A widely used, highly effective approach to student success, Student-Focused Coaching (SFC) helps instructional coaches and teachers work collaboratively to improve student outcomes using evidence-based practices. This is your one-stop, step-by-step guide to instructional coaching in K-12 schools using the field-tested, research-based SFC model. Featuring a foreword by Jim Knight, the leading voice on instructional coaching, this book was coauthored by the lead developer of the SFC model (Jan Hasbrouck) and an experienced instructional coach and trainer (Daryl Michel). These expert authors help you master the three key roles of coaching: Facilitator, Collaborative Problem-Solver, and Teacher/Learner. You'll discover how to build respectful and mutually beneficial professional relationships with every teacher--from the most eager to the most reluctant--and work together to help all students learn and thrive in the classroom. To help you put the SFC model into action, the book offers practical activities and materials, including application exercises, reflection exercises, virtual coaching tips, and 20+ pages of ready-to-use downloadable forms. LEARN HOW TO Partner with teachers to tackle a range of classroom challenges--academic, behavioral, and social-emotional Develop collaborative communication skills to help you navigate even the most challenging conversations Work with teachers to set and achieve goals by identifying, selecting, and implementing evidence-based interventions Help teachers support struggling students with goal-based, targeted, and intensive instruction Improve time management skills using a four-step, systematic problem-solving process Collect different types of data and use it to give helpful feedback to the teachers you work with Design continuous professional learning opportunities that meet individual teacher needs Deliver support to administrators to make the most of the benefits coaches can provide PRACTICAL DOWNLOADS: The book includes access to 20+ pages of downloadable materials for coaches, including worksheets, checklists, tracking sheets, and self-assessments.

Student Centered Coaching

Checklist assessment checklists/rubrics, creating, 91–96 Checklist for Designing Learning Labs, 121 for coaching lab ... 145 instruction, observing in coaching lab, 170 Classroom observations, studentcentered coaching, learning labs and ...

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412980437

Category: Education

Page: 212

View: 691

This practical resource is grounded in a simple but powerful premise: that school-based coaching programs can be designed in a way that more directly impacts student achievement. In a student-centered coaching relationship, the focus is on using data and student work to drive conversations between coaches and teachers to make informed decisions about instruction. In other words, coaches and teachers work collaboratively to support students. The book also underscores the critical role of the principal in developing systems and structures to support teacher learning and fostering a culture of learning. The book is suitable for use with both new and experienced coaches and the principals who support them.

Student Centered Coaching The Moves

Use the Standards During Goal-Setting Conversations The standards anchor most of our coaching cycles. This is how we ensure that the bulk of our coaching is focused on the knowledge and skills that are demanded of our students.

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1506349412

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 199

The essential coaching moves that every coach needs to know Student-centered coaching is a highly effective, evidence-based coaching model that shifts the focus from “fixing” teachers to collaborating with them to design instruction that targets student outcomes. But what does this look like in practice? This book shows you the day-to-day coaching moves that build powerful coaching relationships. Readers will find: Coaching moves that can be used before, during, and after lessons An abundance of field-tested tools and practices that can be put to immediate use Original video clips that depict and unpack key moves Richly detailed anecdotes from practicing coaches

The Essential Guide for Student Centered Coaching

But it is well worth the effort to help create a school culture where student and teacher learning thrives. Coaching. in. a. Focused. Environment. Coaches perform at higher levels when they work in focused schools.

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1544394322

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 864

Insights, ideas, and inspiration to keep student learning at the center of instructional coaching Student-Centered Coaching is an evidence-based model of professional learning that focuses on student outcomes. Grounded in the latest research and over ten years of field experience, The Essential Guide for Student-Centered Coaching introduces the philosophy and core practices for Student-Centered Coaching. Designed to accompany other books on Student-Centered Coaching, the authors provide a clear vision for how coaching can promote both teacher and student learning. Readers will find An emphasis on how coaching can be asset-based and focused on equity Current research in adult learning and professional development Examples of how to integrate curriculum into coaching cycles Anecdotes that illustrate what Student-Centered Coaching looks like across grade levels and content areas

Leading Student Centered Coaching

Figure 2.6 Language for Keeping School Improvement Efforts Focused on Students Be an Active Participant It goes without saying that coaches need to be on school improvement and/or leadership teams. Whatever the structure that the school ...

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1544320582

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 823

Essential leadership moves for supporting instructional coaching in your school Strong leadership is essential in any successful instructional coaching effort. This action-oriented guide provides principals and district leaders with the background, practices, and tools required for leading coaching efforts that have a measurable impact on student and teacher learning. Filled with ideas that school leaders can easily apply, this book includes: Tools and techniques for preparing a school for coaching, launching a coaching culture, and supporting coaches Leadership moves and lessons from the field that provide strategies for building principal and coach partnerships Recommendations for coaches to use as they strive to increase their impact

Student Centered Coaching From a Distance

We do not kid ourselves by thinking that instructional coaching provides all the answers to the equity issues in our schools. What we do know is that StudentCentered Coaching creates the opportunity to work together to remove many of ...

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1071845403

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 216

Ideas, inspiration, and the ‘moves’ to keep student learning at the center of instructional coaching--no matter where it occurs As we return to ‘normal’ the guidance in this book will ensure we continue to focus on deeply knowing our students, having a coherent and focused curriculum, and coaching from a place of formative assessment and evidence. Authors Diane Sweeney and Leanna Harris, whose best-selling books have influenced thousands of K-12 coaches, have written Student-Centered Coaching from a Distance to help coaches and teachers adapt. Each chapter includes coaching ‘moves’ that can be used in virtual, hybrid, and in person settings. These technology-focused moves are accompanied by language stems, note catchers, and other tools that provide structure and coherence to coaching conversations. Each chapter also provides specific moves that promote equity and work to remove many of the barriers that have been brought into clearer focus during the challenges of our times. Readers will find: • a highly effective coaching approach tailored to the distance learning context • strategies to help close opportunity gaps • in-depth instruction for co-teaching from a distance The enduring practices in this book will help coaches partner with teachers during challenging times and keep student learning at the center--for years to come.

Student Centered Coaching at the Secondary Level

Designing Assessments for the Results-Based Coaching Tool Designing the pre- and post-assessment can take some ... The following ideas for assessments include standards-based goals for student learning, goals focused on student ...

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1452255423

Category:

Page: 149

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Moves for Launching a New Year of Student Centered Coaching

This might include helping teachers set up their classrooms, organizing materials, greeting students and families, ... In The Essential Guide for Student-Centered Coaching (Sweeney & Harris, 2020), we introduced the following figure to ...

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1071890182

Category: Education

Page: 120

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Engaging teachers in coaching is an ongoing process that requires planning and intentionality. Whether you are new to a school or have been there a while, the beginning of the year brings forth the opportunity to envision what your work will look like and how you will deepen the impact it makes on teacher and student learning. Start the Year Strong with Student-Centered Coaching Designed to ensure a successful start to the school year, this guidebook provides strategies for coaches, principals, and district leaders to successfully launch a new year of Student-Centered Coaching. Organized into fifteen moves, this resource provides: Concrete ideas for how coaches can connect with new and returning teachers Strategies for supporting teachers to increase student engagement and build classroom community Steps for building strong principal and coach partnerships that will last throughout the year Tools and artifacts that can be used to message and market coaching Ideas for scheduling coaching that is flexible and meets teachers’ needs Videos and other resources that dig deeper into each of the fifteen coaching moves that are included By investing carefully in the first few weeks of school and crafting a clear plan with this guidebook, the foundation you build will support your work far beyond the start of the school year.

Student Centered Mentoring

Sweeney and Harris (2020) define Student-Centered Coaching as an evidence-based instructional coaching model that shifts the focus from “fixing” teachers to collaborating with them to design instruction that targets student outcomes.

Author: Amanda Brueggeman

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1071876430

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 818

Transform Learning by Teachers AND Students With Actionable Mentoring Moves Mentor relationships should focus on student growth and provide novice teachers with instructional support to truly make an impact on student learning. Amanda Brueggeman brings this focus to life in Student-Centered Mentoring by presenting mentorship strategies that can be applied effectively in any induction context, all through the prism of orienting mentor conversations around student learning outcomes. This new mentorship model is designed to improve teacher retention, support instructional development, and foster a culture of learning in schools. Mentors will learn how to develop a student-centered approach to mentoring, promote collective efficacy with mentees, engage in reflective coaching conversations with mentees, and prevent new teacher burnout using the following resources: Actionable strategies for mentoring using a student-centered lens Detailed anecdotes and examples from the field Comprehensive ancillary materials, including professional development support for starting a Student-Centered Mentoring program and online tools to help train and support mentors Transforming the traditional concept of mentorship into a clearer focus, this book can be adopted by any mentorship program or a sole mentor as a model for supporting novice teachers while enhancing student learning.

Student Centered Coaching

The book is suitable for use with both new and experienced coaches and the principals who support them.

Author: Diane Sweeney

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412980437

Category: Education

Page: 212

View: 462

This practical resource is grounded in a simple but powerful premise: that school-based coaching programs can be designed in a way that more directly impacts student achievement. In a student-centered coaching relationship, the focus is on using data and student work to drive conversations between coaches and teachers to make informed decisions about instruction. In other words, coaches and teachers work collaboratively to support students. The book also underscores the critical role of the principal in developing systems and structures to support teacher learning and fostering a culture of learning. The book is suitable for use with both new and experienced coaches and the principals who support them.