Instructional Coaching for Improvement

Instructional Coaching Leads to Skill Transfer

The best way to change behavior in schools is to provide consistent coaching and accountability check-ins.  Teachers often attend professional development sessions during the year and over the summer only to fail to act on the learning derived from these sessions. By providing ongoing coaching and support, professional development can be the implemented at a level that allows teachers and leaders to transfer the learning to their practice.

Below is one of my favorite tables that details the impact of coaching.

Are you are managing or coaching?

Joyce, B. R., & Showers, B. (2002). Student achievement through staff development. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

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