Instructional Coaching: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

Instructional Coaching: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development

By: Jim Knight (author)Mixed Media

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Provide targeted professional development on the "nuts and bolts" of instructional coaching! Designed to complement Jim Knight's best-selling book Instructional Coaching, this comprehensive multimedia presentation provides staff developers with the necessary materials to demonstrate the principles of a partnership approach for coaching teachers to improve classroom instruction. Facilitators will be able to show aspiring and experienced coaches how to get teachers on board, observe teachers, provide model lessons, and engage in reflective conversations. Workshops will include group discussions about * Incorporating the essential components of coaching * Fostering positive communication between coaches and teachers * Understanding the relationship between effective teaching and behavior, content knowledge, direct instruction, and formative assessment Featuring a research-based, job-embedded approach to instructional intervention that can make a substantive difference in students' learning experiences, Instructional Coaching: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development provides * A 55-minute, content-rich VHS video that features Jim Knight discussing a unique coaching method and experienced coaches demonstrating what successful instructional coaching looks like * A companion DVD with a navigation menu for easy stop-and-search control of the video content * A step-by-step facilitator's guide that connects the core content of the book to the video/DVD and includes segment prompts, workshop outlines, extended workshop activities, key points, and discussion questions Appropriate for groups of any size, this all-in-one multimedia resource helps staff developers, principals, and district administrators provide professional development that strengthens coaching capacity, instructional effectiveness, and schoolwide performance.

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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.

Contents

About the Author Introduction How to Use This Guide How to Use the Video/DVD Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: Instructional Coaching Welcome and Workshop Starter 1. Why Coaching? Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 2. What Does Coaching Look Like? Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 3. What Is the Partnership Philosophy? Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 4. Partnership Communication: Creating Learning Conversations Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 5. Getting Teachers on Board and Finding a Starting Point Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 6. Modeling, Observing, and Collaboratively Exploring Data Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 7. Focusing on the Big Four: Behavior, Content Knowledge, Direct Instruction, and Formative Assessment Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 8. How Coaches Spread Knowledge Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application 9. Coaches as Leaders of Change Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activities Practical Application Sample Workshop Agendas Half-Day Workshop Agenda One-Day Workshop Agenda Two- or Three-Day Workshop Agenda Workshop Evaluation Form

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412969154
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 48
  • ID: 9781412969154
  • weight: 1225
  • ISBN10: 1412969158

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