What Can Tech Coaches Learn From the Marketing Masters?

Tweet We are all familiar with the Diffusion of Innovations theory or the Roger’s Adoption Curve, even if we don’t call it by the official name. We all know at least one friend, family member or colleague that always buys the latest device because it’s new and exciting (that person owns a drone or a smart…

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3 Pathways to Coaching Conversations

Tweet Cross-posted on the Eduro Learning blog We are continuing to have awesome conversations about instructional coaching at NIST! Yesterday, I was chatting with Tosca and Brian about the instructional coaching protocol (soon to be shared!) that the Elementary teachers have co-created, and it’s outstanding! Tosca is in the process of hand drawing a beautiful graphic and…

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Top 5 Strategies for Your Coaching Toolkit

Tweet I love the beginning of the school year! The enthusiasm about what’s to come, the lingering remnants of summer holidays, and the potential of another year makes a school zing with energy! After spending two fantastic weeks in Seattle working with teachers and admin in Marysville, I came back to NIST last week excited about…

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Making the Connection

Tweet This weekend I am so fortunate to be in Munich keynoting the ECIS Technology Conference. It’s such a pleasure to be back in the city that was our first international home, and an honor to be keynoting the very first educational technology conference I ever attended all the way back in 2002! The theme…

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The Next Adventure

Tweet It’s that time of year again: international school recruiting season. Every year around this time, we start hearing about friends and colleagues taking off for the next adventure, and for the last five years we’ve been very content to stay where we are. We absolutely love Japan, and we’ve been so fortunate to work…

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