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Approaches and Perspectives

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Coaching | Mentoring

October 2008 | 240 pages | Corwin
Coaching is one of the hottest topics in education today. Yet many educators are confused about the roles and responsibilities of coaches. This handbook will gather together the leading experts in coaching and provide a snapshot of the current coaching landscape.

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Includes chapters on the different types of coaches--literacy coach, math coach, data coach, etc.

The contributors represent some of the biggest names in coaching, including Joellen Killion, Cathy Toll, Jane Ellison, Lucy West, and Nancy Love

About the Editor
About the Contributors
Jim Knight
Joellen Killion
1. Coaches' Roles, Responsibilities, and Reach
Jim Knight
2. Instructional Coaching
Cathy A. Toll
3. Literacy Coaching
Jane Ellison and Carolee Hayes
4. Cognitive Coaching
Wendy M. Reinke, Randy Sprick, and Jim Knight
5. Coaching Classroom Management
Lucy West
6. Content Coaching: Transforming the Teaching Profession
Jane A. G. Kise
7. Differentiated Coaching
Karla Reiss
8. Leadership Coaching
Jake Cornett and Jim Knight
9. Research on Coaching

"A must-read for any administrator who employs coaches on their campus and for anyone who acts as a coach, teacher leader, facilitator, or mentor."

Candace Bixler, Educational Specialist
Education Service Center, Region XIII, Austin, TX

"It is imperative that districts make meaningful choices about the coaching model they invest their money and time in implementing. Without a broad base of knowledge, it is unlikely that coaching can have the greatest impact upon the teachers and students who need it the most."

Tiffany Wiencken, Instructional Coach Facilitator
Beaverton School District, OR

"The book provides a useful overview of the different ways the concept of coaching applies to one common theme: the goal of improving student learning."

Dennis Wilson, Superintendent
Labette County USD 506, Altamont, KS

;I never received this text book.

Dr Antoinette Myers
November 12, 2019

Jim Knight

Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group. Jim earned his PhD in Education from the University of Kansas and has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. The pioneering work Jim and his colleagues have conducted has led to many innovations that are now central to professional development in schools. Jim wrote the first major article about instructional coaching for the Journal of Staff Development,... More About Author

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