This resource offers math activities, planning activities, and a facilitator’s guide for developing mathematics leaders’ coaching practice and knowledge of math teaching and learning.
Chapter 6: Purposeful Planning and Facilitation
Purposeful Planning and Facilitation
In the case, Coaching in a Group: Moving From 1:1 to 1:?, the coach-author, Chloe, describes her struggles as she branches out from one-to-one coaching to coaching groups of teachers in team meeting structures. This novice and, yet, deeply self-reflective coach describes her attempts to design agendas that matter and facilitation that captivates groups of teachers at a meaningful level. Chloe's case moves between descriptions of two group meetings, the planning and preparation for each meeting, and her reflections on her coaching. As she struggles, she also gains new insights that help her develop a stronger coaching practice. ...