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Draw on and develop the skills of your own faculty to provide effective, job-embedded professional development (PD) that is based on proven strategies and cost-effective PD models.

Coaching Models: Peer, Culturally Responsive, and Content Focused
Coaching models: Peer, culturally responsive, and content focused

Peer coaching can be a powerful alternative form of professional development for teachers; but to be successful, the relationship one develops with the peer-coaching partner is of critical importance. When it comes to peer coaching, questions are where it's at! A coach must be a skilled questioner to help the coached teacher both clarify and reflect on practice.

DeirdreBauer, Radio Park Elementary School Principal

In culturally responsive coaching, we can't make assumptions about the students or the adults. Do not assume that because a child has come from a “poor” background that they are unhappy, unintelligent, or their needs are not being met at home. Do not assume that even though a ...

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