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Instructional Coaching Cycle
- Template 2020
- Section TMPL
- 3 Credits
- 06/01/2020 to 07/29/2100
- Modified 12/08/2021
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This course examines the development and implementation of various instructional coaching cycles. Candidates will be introduced to research-based practices used to create an effective, equitable, and customized support system for teachers.
College of Education Mission
The mission of the College of Education is to prepare competent and caring educators who understand students, serve the community and develop professionally to become ethical decision-makers and leaders.
Candidates will support student growth and teacher development driven by data.
SERVING THE COMMUNITY
Candidates will support teacher growth and development in order to promote the success of every student.
FINDING OUR PROFESSIONAL SELVES
Candidates will analyze teacher development and student growth through the lens of an Instructional Coach.
Access to standards referenced in this section can be found HERE
By the conclusion of the course, each participant will be able to do the following:
- Identify the importance of developing relationships with staff members they support through the coaching cycle (ICIC 1A1, 1A2)
- Describe the essential need for clear, prompt, and direct communication with staff members they support (ICIC 1D1)
- Explain the importance of reliability and follow through in the coaching cycle (ICIC 1B1)
- Explain the importance of utilizing listening and questioning strategies in order to provide effective feedback during the coaching cycle ( ICIC 2B1, 2B2, 2C1)
- Describe elements of effective coaching conversations intended for instructional growth (ICIC 4C1)
- Identify elements of a positive culture of learning within a school setting (ICIC 5D4)
Discussion Forums (Each Module)
- Course Outcomes 1- 6
- Standards (ICIC 1,2,3,4,5)
Reflection Synthesis of The Partnership Philosophy (Module 1)
- Course Outcomes 1, 4
- Standards (ICIC 1A1, 1A2 2B1, 2B2, 2C1)
Instructional Coaching Cycle Publication (Module 2)
- Course Outcomes 1, 2,3,4
- Standards (ICIC 1A1, 1A2, 1D1, 1B1, 2B1, 2B2, 2C1)
Modeling Coaching Cycle Evaluation (Module 3)
- Course Outcomes 1, 4, 5
- Standards (ICIC 1A1, 1A2, 2B1, 2B2, 2C1, 4C1)
Co-Teaching Lesson Plan (Module 4)
- Course Outcomes 1, 2, 5
- Standards (ICIC 1A1, 1A2, 1D1, 4C1)
Observation and Feedback Conversation (Module 5)
- Course Outcomes 1, 3, 4
- Standards (ICIC 1A1, 1A2, 1B1, 2B1, 2B2, 2C1)
Final Professional Development Proposal (Module 6)
- Course Outcomes 5,6,7
- Course Standards (ICIC 4A2, 5A4, 5B2)
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