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Peer Coaching

Coaching Skills - Explore Communications Skills

What roles do coaches play?

  1. Facilitator
  2. Collaborator
  3. Consultant
  4. Coach

As a facilitator, you might:

Plan and lead meetings.
Provide teachers ICT-integrated lessons, templates, or websites.

As a collaborator, you might:

Assist teachers in writing/adapting assessment standards-based, ICT integrated lessons, activities, or units.
Provide teachers ICT integrated lessons, templates, or websites.
Work with a colleague as equals on a project.

As a consultant, you might:

Answer questions and take on the role as expert.
Model effective ways to integrate ICT.
Team-teach a lesson.
Regularly share examples of learner work.
Present examples of ICT integrated lessons at staff meetings.

As a coach, you might:

Help your cooperating teachers to become independent learners.
Use communication skills to focus on learning.
Build relationships and trust.

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» Explore Communications Skills
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