Differentiate your coaching practice to meet the needs of every teacher! Jane Kise takes you on a journey into differentiated coaching with a strength-based framework for understanding, appreciating, and working with people who may think differently from you. Through an online self-assessment tool, you will discover how your strengths and beliefs influence your coaching practice. Through examples, case studies, and reflection exercises, you will understand how to: • Tailor your coaching practices to meet the needs of each educator • Increase teacher willingness to implement new skills in their classrooms • Anticipate patterns of resistance and adjust both the content and delivery of professional development
Chapter 8: Coaching Your Whole Staff for Change
Coaching Your Whole Staff for Change
Applying the common framework of personality type to professional-development design allows each teacher to recognize how his or her strengths and beliefs fit with the change and how he or she can succeed.
All I asked them to do was take their classes outside for fifteen minutes sometime in the next few days and then bring samples of the questions students formed to our next professional development time,” an elementary school principal told me. “That kind of student-generated inquiry is our focus for professional development this fall. I thought the staff was all on board for it. The weather is supposed to be beautiful all week. Why did so many of my teachers go ...