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Instructional Coaching

Like any teacher who knows how important what they do is, at the beginning of each year I am plagued with doubt about my ability to perform this important role on my campus. I decided it might make me feel better to prepare a list of tips for new coaches…

I’m not embarrassed to say that one of the main reasons teaching first piqued my interest was the office supplies. I remember sitting in Ms. Tricoli’s 4th grade classroom, reading the little note she wrote to me on a post-it: “Cute story! Keep writing!” The post-it was shaped like a smiley face. A smiley face, people! At that moment, I thought…