Thursday, May 16, 2013

"How Can I Coach a Resistant Teacher?" (Part 1)

Hello Friends,

Coaching in education is a change from traditional roles. The primaryfocus of the coach is to ask questions that are open-ended and promote thinking. Listening, probing for deeper meaning, and being non-judgmental are critical skills. Good coaching is built on a foundation of trust. It occurs when the coach creates a open, respectful and inviting setting. Coaching cannot be forced.

This two part article addresesses how to work with a resistent teacher. Part 2 will come tomorrow.

What are your thoughts about coaching in education? Can it help teachers? Let's talk.

"How Can I Coach a Resistant Teacher?" (Part 1)

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