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We’re giving away 3 copies of our newest book, “Your Connected Classroom: A Practical Guide for Teachers”. Get an entry into the contest with each action: 1) Like this photo. 2) Follow us on Instagram. 3) Tag a teacher that also needs this book! Winners will be...

Designing Learning Experiences

Why do we call them lessons? Or units? Or trainings? Or PD sessions? When what they really are is learning experiences. And we, as teachers, are designers of those learning experiences. Connecting Learning Experiences I love learning and designing learning experiences...

You Are What You Do

Originally posted on kimcofino.com. For many tech coaches, our job descriptions are not clearly defined within our schools. We may have great external resources, like the ISTE Standards for Coaches or their whitepaper on coaching (and of course all of the awesome...

How to Have an Effective Coaching Conversation

This week, we’re answering a question that many new coaches have - how do you have an effective coaching conversation? More importantly, how do you make sure the conversation goes the way you want, where the teacher feels supported and you’re getting an outcome of...

Celebrate Success

This week, we’re discussing the final strategy for your coaching toolkit, celebrate success!   One of the most important aspects to the coaching role is to be the cheerleader for all of the fantastic work that is happening in your school community. There are many ways...

Start Small

This week, we’re discussing the fourth strategy for your coaching toolkit, start small!   When coaching is new to a school culture, it makes sense to start small by collecting resources that support student learning. As a coach, you can take the time to find resources...

Move to the Middle

I’ve been talking about the top 5 strategies for your coaching toolkit. We’ve already discussed strategy #1, work with the willing, and strategy #2, find the challenge. This week, we’re tackling the next strategy, move to the middle.   The idea behind moving to the...

Find the Challenge

This week we have another great strategy for your coaching toolkit: "Find the Challenge". Last week we discussed the first strategy, “work with the willing.” Watch the video here.   To be a successful learning coach, you can’t simply work with the willing forever. You...

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The Administrator’s Guide to Classroom Walk-Throughs

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