Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives

Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives

By: Jim Knight (author)Paperback

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Coaching is one of the hottest topics in education today. Yet many educators are confused about the roles and responsibilities of coaches. This handbook will gather together the leading experts in coaching and provide a snapshot of the current coaching landscape. It includes chapters on the different types of coaches--literacy coach, math coach, data coach, etc. The contributors represent some of the biggest names in coaching, including Joellen Killion, Cathy Toll, Jane Ellison, Lucy West, and Nancy Love.

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About Author

Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group. Jim wrote the first article on the topic of instructional coaching for The Journal of Staff Development, and his book Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2007) popularized the idea. Jim edited Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives (Corwin, 2009) and co-authored Coaching Classroom Management (Pacific Northwest Publishing, 2010). Jim's other books include Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach to Dramatically Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2011), High-Impact Instruction: A Framework or Great Teaching (Corwin, 2013), and Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High-Impact Instruction (Corwin, 2014). Jim's articles on professional learning, teaching, and instructional coaching have appeared in journals such as The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator, Kappan, and Educational Leadership. Frequently asked to lead professional learning, Jim has presented to more than 30,000 educators from six continents. He has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Kansas and has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. Jim also writes the Radical Learners blog.


About the Editor About the Contributors Acknowledgments Introduction - Jim Knight 1. Coaches' Roles, Responsibilities, and Reach - Joellen Killion 2. Instructional Coaching - Jim Knight 3. Literacy Coaching - Cathy A. Toll 4. Cognitive Coaching - Jane Ellison and Carolee Hayes 5. Coaching Classroom Management - Wendy M. Reinke, Randy Sprick, and Jim Knight 6. Content Coaching: Transforming the Teaching Profession - Lucy West 7. Differentiated Coaching - Jane A. G. Kise 8. Leadership Coaching - Karla Reiss 9. Research on Coaching - Jake Cornett and Jim Knight Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 18/11/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412969253
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781412969253
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 1412969255

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