5 Tips for New Instructional Coaches!
Tip #1: Relax.
Take a deep breath and remember that you can’t do it all at one time.
Tip #2: Be visible.
Try not to be in your office for long periods of time unless you’re meeting with teams or teachers. This gives the illusion of you not working.
Tip #3: Be empathetic.
Being empathetic shows that you genuinely understand teachers' concerns. This will take you far in building those all-important relationships.
Tip #4: Build relationships.
The support you provide to teachers and the work you do with them is truly a partnership.
Tip #5: Celebrate!
Celebrate yourself for the work you do and celebrate teachers by acknowledge their work and the progress they’ve made.
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