EDU 633: Leading through Instructional Coaching (3 credits)

EDU 633: Leading through Instructional Coaching (3 credits)

The Midland Teacher Candidate (MTC) will understand research on the impact of instructional coaching and teacher effectiveness, know several models for coaching, and understand the principles behind coaching. The MTC will understand how coaches are leaders of change. The MTC will know how to begin a positive coaching experience, create learning conversations, know strategies and processes for implementing effective coaching including relationship building, modeling, observing, collaborating, and data analysis. The MTC will understand the significance of focusing coaching and organizing interventions around managing student behavior, enhancing content knowledge, improving direct instruction, and implementing formative assessment.