Simply Instructional Coaching

Simply Instructional Coaching

Questions Asked and Answered From the Field, Revised Edition (Straightforward advice and a practical framework for instructional coaching professional development)

Nicole S. Turner


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Author Nicole S. Turner opens up about the trials and joys of being an instructional coach. Drawing from the latest research and her years of experience, she provides the honest and direct answers you need to be your best in this essential role. Get foundational advice, quick tips, a practical coaching framework, and opportunities for reflection to help you level up your coaching career.

This book will help K–12 instructional coaches:
  • Gain a deeper understanding of their role in schools
  • Understand the best ways to support teachers and guide their professional development
  • Improve relationships among teachers and administrators
  • Explore a three-part model for initiating a coaching program
  • Utilize targeted reflections and tools to engage with their own role as a coach

Part 1: The Foundations of Instructional Coaching
Chapter 1: The Hype Around Instructional Coaching
Chapter 2: Transitioning to the Instructional Coaching Role
Chapter 3: Supporting Your Teachers
Chapter 4: Building Relationships and Trust With Teachers
Part 2: The Framework: The Tier, Coach, Grow Model
Chapter 5: Tiering Teachers for Support
Chapter 6: Coaching Teachers Using Coaching Cycles
Chapter 7: Growing Teachers Through Professional Development
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