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Instructional Coaching for Teachers

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Take this instructional coaching for teachers course to learn or review basic information about instructional coaching. The course can be used for professional development purposes, and it's designed to help teachers better understand instructional coaching's purposes, benefits and applications.
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6 chapters in Instructional Coaching for Teachers

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Ch 1. Instructional Coaching Learning Theories & Models {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417037].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is a Teacher Leader? - Definition & Characteristics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[80493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Instructional Coaching: Definition, Role & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401613].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401613].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Coaching vs. Mentoring as a Teacher Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63392].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[63392].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Peer Instructional Coaching: Definition & Benefits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417039].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417039].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Sociocultural Learning & Instructional Coaching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417041].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417041].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Adult Learning Theory & Instructional Coaching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417043].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417043].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Educational Coaching Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31646].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31646].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Virtual vs. Face-to-Face Instructional Coaching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417045].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417045].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Instructional Coaching & Technology Integration Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Analyzing Instructional Coaching Methods
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Ch 2. Communication Strategies for Instructional Coaching {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417049].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Introduction to Communication in Instructional Coaching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417051].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417051].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What is Efficient Communication? - Definition & Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10781].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10781].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Audience-Centered Communication: Description & Effectiveness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18913].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18913].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Being an Empathetic Communicator Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22967].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22967].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What Is Active Listening? - Techniques, Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5354].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5354].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Becoming a Better Listener: Tips & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18440].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18440].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - What is Accountable Talk in Instructional Coaching? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Implement a Critical Friends Group Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49603].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49603].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Analyzing Communication in Instructional Coaching
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Ch 3. Motivational Strategies for Instructional Coaching {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417057].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Motivation? - Theories & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3376].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3376].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Teacher Motivation in Instructional Coaching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - 5 Stages of Change Model Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84659].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84659].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Avoiding Teacher Burnout: Causes and Symptoms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31718].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31718].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Instructional Coaching Strategies to Reach Reluctant Teachers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - How to Build Teacher Morale Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48078].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48078].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Self-Efficacy: Definition & Theory Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Self-Efficacy in Teacher Professional Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417063].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417063].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Data Collection for Instructional Coaching {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417065].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Instructional Coaching Cycle: Process & Steps Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417067].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417067].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Starting the Instructional Coaching Cycle Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417069].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417069].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What are Performance Goals? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10780].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[10780].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Pre-Observation Meeting in Teacher Coaching Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417071].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417071].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Teacher Coaching: Modeling & Observation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401615].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401615].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Quantitative vs. Qualitative Research Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Tools for Observing Teachers in Classrooms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417073].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417073].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Data Analysis: Techniques & Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62641].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62641].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 5. Feedback for Instructional Coaching {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417075].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Instructional Coaching: Post-Observation & Feedback Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401617].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401617].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Giving and Responding to Constructive Feedback Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Helping Educators Implement New Instructional Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417077].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417077].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Stages of Teacher Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31806].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31806].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5766].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5766].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Reflection Strategies in Instructional Coaching: Value & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[401619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Methods of Reflection for Instructional Coaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417079].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417079].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Professional Growth for Instructional Coaches {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417081].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Teacher Professional Development Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Teacher Professional Development Goals Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31778].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31778].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Professional Development Plan Template
Lesson 4 - Professional Development Survey Questions for Teachers
Lesson 5 - Instructional Coaching: Implementing & Monitoring Progress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417083].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417083].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Using Instructional Coaching in Teacher Evaluations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417085].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417085].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Ethical Behavior for Instructional Coaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Professional Growth Opportunities for Instructional Coaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Analyzing Professional Development in Education

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