Instructional Coaching can have a major impact in today's classroom. When an instructional coach can be in a classroom, the benefits can be huge for the students as well as the teacher. Another pair of eyes can often see something that can have an immediate impact on teaching and learning. Often the instructional coach's strategy is a simple one that can be implemented in a few minutes while other strategies and techniques will take much longer to put into place.
Another benefit of instructional coaching is being open to trying something new - or to attempt a strategy or techniques that hasn't been used in a while. When educators are open to new things, students will usually follow. Where there is an open mind, there is no limit to the teaching and learning that can happen.
Instructional coaching impacts teaching and learning in many positive ways. This Week with Sara Fitts will focus on instructional coaching and its many benefits all week long.