Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction

Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction

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by Jim Knight
     
 

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An innovative professional development strategy that facilitates change, improves instruction, and transforms school culture!

Instructional coaching is a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that provides the assistance and encouragement necessary to implement school improvement programs. Experienced

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An innovative professional development strategy that facilitates change, improves instruction, and transforms school culture!

Instructional coaching is a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that provides the assistance and encouragement necessary to implement school improvement programs. Experienced trainer and researcher Jim Knight describes the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching and explains the essential skills that instructional coaches need, including getting teachers on board, providing model lessons, and engaging in reflective conversations. Each user-friendly chapter includes:

  • First-person stories from successful coaches
  • Sidebars highlighting important information 
  • A "Going Deeper" section of suggested resources
  • Ready-to-use forms, worksheets, checklists, logs, and reports

Editorial Reviews

Dale E. Moxley
"Teachers helping teachers is a great way to create a powerful instructional staff. Knight offerspractical and useful tools to help teachers achieve excellence."
J. Helen Perkins
"Provides valuable insight for mentors who are in the field working daily with novice teachers."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781452293349
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
05/01/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
290,443
File size:
2 MB

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