Who’s in YOUR Corner?

You see, the interesting thing about being a coach is that you’re often perceived as an expert, and sometimes we fall into the trap of feeling like as an expert we know enough to solve our own challenges, but actually a big part of being a successful coach is realizing the value of having your own coach.

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You’re Not Alone

One of the things I always struggled with as a coach was the feeling of being the “only one” in a division or a school who cared about tech. Now that I’m working from home, I realize that even though I’m physically alone, I’m actually much more connected than I think. And I’m guessing you…

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Become a (Better) Learning Coach

For the past few months, we’ve been focusing on coaching over at Eduro Learning in leading up to our second cohort of The Coach microcredential (registration ends on May 1st, so check it out ASAP!). We have been working hard to build out lots of great resources for aspiring and experienced coaches and I’m so…

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You Are What You Do

For many tech coaches, our job descriptions are not clearly defined within our schools. We may have great external resources, like the ISTE Standards for Coaches or their whitepaper on coaching (and of course all of the awesome resources that coaches themselves are sharing all the time!), but often there is no actual job description for this…

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Difficult Conversations

One of the things I’m enjoying most about being on our coaching team here at ISB is the opportunity to openly share our challenges so that we can all work together to improve our practice. This week we had our first book club meeting to discuss the first chapter of Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives edited…

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