This book expands on the framework established in the original volume of Quality Teaching in a Culture of Coaching. It provides many examples that can be incorporated into any educational environment. It outlines the why, who, what, and how of a sound coaching program. The new edition adds sections on the impact of learning styles on coaching, extends the connections between coaching, mentoring, and supervision, and includes instructional coaching. It contains updated examples of various coaching models in place, including international examples.
Stephen G. Barkley immersed himself in the promotion of coaching for teachers and has since afforded opportunities for success in educational coaching cultures worldwide. Barkley has extraordinary knowledge and perspective about a teacher's life in the classroom and is a highly motivational and riveting speaker. He serves as a catalyst for growth a role model who practices what he teaches.
Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Introduction Part 3 Part I: The Value of Coaching Chapter 4 Why Coaching? Chapter 5 Who's on First? Defining the Role of the Coach Chapter 6 Okay What Is Coaching? Chapter 7 The Skills of Coaching Part 8 Part II: The Coaching Process Chapter 9 The Preobservation Conference Chapter 10 The Observation Chapter 11 The Postobservation Conference Part 12 Part III: Applications of Coaching Chapter 13 I'm Ready! How Do I Create a Coaching Culture? Chapter 14 Who Has Coaching Programs? How Are They Working?