It started as a desire to take hardworking educators to a gorgeous spot on the California coast and provide opportunities for learning, reflection, and rejuvenation. I’d spent a few days at Asilomar, (in the Monterey Bay) walking on the beach, watching the sunset, sitting by a fireplace, and had left feeling as if I’d had […]
The intentions and struggles of instructional coaches in Nairobi, Kenya, are remarkably similar to those of their counterparts in the United States.
“Will” gaps can be connected to feelings of disempowerment. When teachers feel disempowered, they start disengaging. So for coaches, our work is to put the learner back in the driver’s seat.
“I’ll soon become an instructional coach. I have no idea what I’m doing. Can you give me some suggestions for things I can do this summer to prepare?”