Columbia HS Coaches Training - instructionalcoaching

Report
Instructional Coaching
Columbia High School
February 17, 2011
JoAnn Moore, Facilitator
[email protected]
10 minutes
Today’s Targets
•
•
•
Assess your duties as an Instructional Coach for
alignment to student achievement
Recognize key factors in the Coaching
Implementation Cycle
Understand the use of the 5-Step Protocol
10 minutes
Reflective Questions for Self
Engagement
Given this content:
• Where are you now?
• Where would you like to be?
• How will you get there?
Write a personal goal for this workshop.
5 minutes
The Work of the Instructional Coach
Task
As a table group, go to your table’s assigned chart in the
room. Chart the tasks in which instructional coaches
engage during the work day at your school. Include all
tasks (e.g., collaborative planning, observations, bus duty,
meetings, committees, etc.).
10 minutes
Prioritizing the Work of a Coach
Task
As a group, revise your original chart.
– Highlight the tasks that have the greatest impact on
student learning.
– Strike-through the tasks that do not directly impact
teacher performance or student learning.
– Add tasks that are necessary to support job-embedded
learning facilitated by the coach.
10 minutes
Coaching Implementation Cycle
Monitor
Impact on
Student
Learning
Practice
Observe and
Provide
Feedback
Facilitate
Learning and
Planning
Explicitly
Teach
Model
Coaching Implementation Cycle
Lab Classroom
• Coaches implement new
strategies and practices.
• Coaches gain credibility.
• Coaches identify barriers
and “work out the kinks.”
Practice
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Coaching Implementation Cycle
Example
Teacher-Student Conferences
Conduct teacher-student
conferences in lab
classroom for two weeks.
Practice
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Coaching Implementation Cycle
Teacher Meetings
• Coaches introduce new
strategies or practices.
• Coaches provide explicit
instruction on implementation of
new strategies or practices.
• Coaches facilitate the
development of criteria for new
practices.
• Coaches refine new strategies or
practices.
• Coaches focus on one aspect of
quality at a time.
Explicitly
Explicitly
Teach
Teach
Coaching Implementation Cycle
All Classrooms
• Coaches model
implementation of new
instructional strategies and
practices.
• Teachers observe coaches
and/or peers and then
implement new strategies and
practices in their own
classrooms.
Model
Model
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Coaching Implementation Cycle
Example
Teacher-Student Conferences
• Model teacher-student
conferences in classrooms for
teachers.
• Model effective feedback for
teachers during conferences
and when providing feedback
to teachers.
Model
Model
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Team Task
1. Review the rating scale with your team.
2. Assess current implementation of the first three parts
of the coaching implementation cycle using the scale.
Practice
5 minutes
Explicitly
Teach
Model
Coaching Implementation Cycle
Collaborative Team
Meetings
• Coaches establish norms for
collaboration.
• Coaches use protocols to
facilitate learning and planning.
• Coaches build the capacity of
teachers to engage in effective
collaborative work.
Facilitate
Model
Learning
and
Planning
Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools
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Coaching Implementation Cycle
Example
Teacher-Student Conferences
•
Show video(s) of teacher-student
conferences and discuss the
qualities of effective and ineffective
conferences. Develop criteria for
effective conferences.
•
Facilitate the collaborative
development of forms for
documenting, scheduling, and
managing conferences.
•
Facilitate the collaborative analysis
of student work. Collaboratively
provide written feedback on
analyzed student work.
Facilitate
Model
Learning
and
Planning
Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools
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Coaching Implementation Cycle
All Classrooms
• Coaches observe
implementation of new
strategies and provide
feedback.
• Coaches determine
additional support needed
for effective implementation.
Observe and
Observe and
Provide
Provide
Feedback
Feedback
Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools
All Rights Reserved
Coaching Implementation Cycle
Example
Teacher-Student Conferences
• Observe teacher-student
conferences in all classrooms.
• Provide teachers feedback on
teacher-student conferences.
Observe and
Observe and
Provide
Provide
Feedback
Feedback
Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools
All Rights Reserved
Coaching Implementation Cycle
All Classrooms
Coaches engage teachers in the
analysis of student work to
determine the impact of the
instructional practice on student
learning.
Monitor
Impact on
Monitor
Student
Learning
Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools
All Rights Reserved
Coaching Implementation Cycle
Example
Teacher-Student Conferences
Facilitate the analysis of student
work and written feedback from
conferences to determine the
level to which students are improving
their work through revision.
Monitor
Impact on
Monitor
Student
Learning
Georgia Department of Education Kathy Cox, State Superintendent of Schools
All Rights Reserved
Coaching Implementation Cycle
The pieces in the cycle
overlap, repeat, and often
occur simultaneously.
Monitor
Impact on
Student
Learning
Practice
Observe and
Provide
Feedback
Facilitate
Learning and
Planning
Explicitly
Teach
Model
Today’s Targets
•
•
•
Assess your duties as an Instructional Coach for
alignment to student achievement
Recognize key factors in the Coaching
Implementation Cycle
Understand the use of the 5-Step Protocol
10 minutes
The 5-Step Protocol
10 minutes
The Coaching Cycle
Columbia High School
February 17, 2011
JoAnn Moore, Facilitator
[email protected]
10 minutes

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