How my Coach Helped me Transition to a Student-Centered Classroom

I have been working with my BetterLesson coach, Valerie, for the past two years to make my Jewish Studies classes more student-centered by focusing[...]
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Five Lessons I Learned Becoming a Blended Learning Coach

As a teacher, it became evident to me early on that my instruction could be more relevant to my students and more personalized to their needs. And as[...]
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Define-Explore-Build: Three Simple Steps to Make Your PD More Actionable

"I hope this PD will allow me to leave with something I can actually use in my own classroom!"
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Virtual Coaching: Three Factors to Consider When Engaging Adult Learners in Professional Development

Whether you’re an administrator, teacher leader, or practicing educator, you've likely done it. Done what? If you've participated in a professional[...]
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Tech Supports for Authentic Language Development

Synthesize. Analyze. Sequence. Summarize. Classify.
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There's Never Been a Better Time to Try a New Strategy, Part 1

It’s March already? For many teachers, that means state-mandated assessments are right around the corner. Teachers can get pits in their stomachs[...]
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You Taught it. They Didn’t Get it. Now What? 5 Strategies to Use When Re-Teaching

As teachers we often find ourselves most frequently using teaching strategies that make us feel comfortable. But what if what we like best doesn’t[...]
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Three Words that Turn Instructional Coaches into Allies: Show. Don’t. Tell.

While helping Chris Odam, a Kansas City-based in-school ELA instructional coach think through some strategies for helping his teachers improve their[...]
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How BetterLesson Coaching and the Open Up Resources Math Curriculum Made My Classroom More Student-Centered

Kim Kellam teaches Accelerated 6/7 Math, Science, and Leadership in the Monterey Peninsula Unified School District in Monterey, California. She met[...]
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