Book Title: Instructional Coaches and the Instructional Leadership Team: A Guide for School-Building Improvement
Author: Dean T. Spaulding
Supercharge school improvement with instructional coaches!
How can coaches seamlessly integrate themselves into the fabric of a school and help teachers improve their practice from day one? This unique companion provides an inside look at the day-to-day work of an instructional coach and offers field-tested activities, materials, and data collection forms for coaches and instructional leadership teams. The authors address common challenges, including:
- Observing classrooms and providing formative feedback
- Reaching out to the hesitant or resistant teacher
- Adapting data and analysis into usable information for the team
- Recruiting, training, and supporting new instructional coaches