Leadership Coaching: What It’s Like, Why it Matters

    Leadership in the midst of a global pandemic is no easy task. From research-backed instructional practices to meeting the needs of all learners and[...]
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    Teaching Math Isn't Just About Numbers. It's About Us.

    February is Black History Month. However, educators should not limit their focus onor inclusion of Black voices to just this month. Culturally[...]
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    Black History Month Reimagined

    I knew that moving from Brooklyn, New York to attend college in Big Sandy, Texas was going to be a culture shock for me. Transferring from the[...]
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    Want to Engage Teachers in Virtual Instructional Coaching? Don’t Forget the 3 C’s

    If your school uses virtual coaches, you might be grappling with how to best support that relationship and spread the learning to your whole teacher[...]
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    How Can Educators Create a Learning Space for Difficult Subjects?

    In the last week of October, one week before the 2020 U.S. election, I facilitated a virtual workshop entitled, Anti-Racism Fundamentals: Building[...]
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    Resources for Teaching the Events and Aftermath of January 6, 2021

    On Wednesday, January 6, 2021, a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol. Teachers around the country are thinking deeply about how to talk with[...]
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    Meaningful Tasks: Designing Engaging Learning Experiences

    As a BetterLesson instructional coach, I have facilitated virtual workshops with hundreds of teachers across all grade levels. One common question[...]
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    Don't Lose Your Best Young Teachers Midyear: A Holiday Message for Principals

    I’ve been an educator for almost 30 years. Even with over a decade of experience as a school and district leader, it’s impossible for me to really[...]
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    "I Wish My Teacher Knew": Strengthening Student Engagement in Remote Learning

    Student-centered learning thrives on strong student-teacher relationships. As a BetterLesson coach, I have heard from teachers and administrators[...]
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    Yes, Virtual Teacher PD Can Be Engaging: 5 Tips from a Coach

    The thought of facilitating a successful workshop in a virtual platform may raise anxiety even for the most experienced facilitators. Prior to[...]
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