Category Archives: Ed Tech

Ways to integrate technology within the classroom.

Culture and Collective Teacher Efficacy

Culture is a complex manifestation of human relationships and interactions over time. To work in an environment with a positive, healthy culture is ideal. But positive and healthy does not necessarily equal easy and fun. Participating in a positive culture … Continue reading

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Providing Strength-Based Feedback

Providing strengths-based feedback is a key to pushing towards rigorous reflection during coaching sessions. Yet is can be uncomfortable for a coach when a teacher asks for feedback. “How do you envision using the three steps for providing strengths-based feedback?” … Continue reading

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Micro-Modeling While Co-Teaching

Co-planning and co-teaching are essential practices for student-centered coaching. When working with teachers to plan lessons and co-teach, we seek partnership and shared ownership. This is a true sign of partnership. “Which of the co-teaching moves might you try? Why?” … Continue reading

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Using the Coaching Cycle to Improve Performance

“How can you use coaching cycles to make your coaching more outcomes-based?” “How might you refine your goal-setting process?” “How will you embed student-friendly learning targets into your coaching cycles?” Providing opportunity of a coaching cycle provides organization, structure and … Continue reading

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Coaching Models That Impact Student Learning

“What are some characteristics of a successful coaching program?” “How can a school position itself to get the most out of this important resource?” “On the other hand, what are some predictable failures when it comes to coaching?” To ensure … Continue reading

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Focusing the Shift from Teacher-Centered to Student-Centered

Yes, I have been playing it safe this first year. The Technology Learning Coach role is both new to our school and me. Previously coming from a Technology Coordinator and Facilitator role has me now learning this Coaching role. Thankfully … Continue reading

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Coaching for Change: The Gist of It

For the final project of the second course of the Student-Centered Coaching Certificate: Organizational Change and Student-Centered Coaching, I created a Google Slide presentation. Please see below:

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Student-Centered Coaching Effort

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The New Google Earth

The new Google Earth is so cool. From Google YouTube: “The whole world is now in your browser. Fly through landmarks and cities like London, Tokyo and Rome in stunning 3D, then dive in to experience them first hand with … Continue reading

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Screen Record with QuickTime Player

Record your story with QuickTime and upload .mov file to Drive. Turn share link on and you are ready to go.

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