Article: Asset-Based Coaching

This is a good article that talks about instructional coaching. Part of wearing the Instructional Design hat, you have to really become the faculty’s coach.

http://www.edweek.org/tm/

“When I became an instructional coach, I focused almost exclusively on closing the big gaps in a teacher’s practices. I thought we needed to start with the areas of greatest need. In addition, deficits command a lot of attention–when I walked into a classroom, it felt like the teacher’s deficits were jumping out at me in neon. For many reasons, this approach didn’t work.”

Asset-Based Coaching: Focusing on Strengths

 

Education Week Teacher

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