4.5 Professional Learning Facilitator EDTC6106 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Video-Based Coaching

Facilitating Active Learning and Providing Meaningful Feedback with Video Modeling and Lesson Recordings. Creator: Aryo Hadi | Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto   According to ISTE Standard 4.5b, an effective coaching model must 1) engage educators in active learning through authentic or simulated activities that may include challenges, problem solving and reflection, and 2) provide timely, specific and actionable feedback that […]

4.4 Learning Designer EDTC6105 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Instructional modeling, a powerful strategy in coaching

ISTE Standard 4.4.d states: “Model the use of instructional design principles with educators to create effective digital learning environments.” ISTE standard 4.4.d is not the only one that addresses the importance of instructional modeling. The article  ISTE Standards for Coaches 2: Model effective tech integration (2014) explains that modeling effective strategies allows teachers to see […]

4.1 Change Agent EDTC6105 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Building and Restoring Trust: A demanding yet worthy effort

ISTE coaching standard 1c states: “Cultivate a supportive coaching culture that encourages educators and leaders to achieve a shared vision and individual goals.” The literature points to the importance of trusting relationships when cultivating a supportive coaching culture. Foltos explains that “coaching cannot succeed without a trusting respectful relationship” (p. 21). The literature provides many […]

4.1 Change Agent 4.3 Collaborator 4.4 Learning Designer EDTC6104 ISTE Standard for Coaches

How can a technology integration framework help educators find the most suitable digital learning tools and content for their unique teaching context?

Professional development for educators can take many forms. One kind of professional development is the creation of a coach/educator partnership, where communication and collaboration takes place over a period of time. This model is consistent with ISTE standard for coaches 3b which states “Partner with educators to identify digital learning content that is culturaly relevant, […]

4.3 Collaborator 4.5 Professional Learning Facilitator EDTC6104 ISTE Standard for Coaches

Relevant & Simple PD

ISTE standard 3a for Coaches refers to the importance of establishing trusting respectful coaching relationships that encourage educators to explore new instructional strategies. In order for coaches to earn trust and respect, they must consider and support educators’ interests first. Trust and respect take time to develop, but inspiration can be kindled in an instant. […]