Reflections on peer coaching in education

My Seattle Pacific University (SPU) class in the Digital Education Leadership master’s program spent this quarter working with a peer to improve an existing lesson plan.  We are currently studying coaching standards defined by the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE).  I was looking forward to this quarter for several reasons.  In this article,…

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Peer Coaching Project

This is the second year for me taking the DEL program at Seattle Pacific University. This quarter we learned from Dr. Foltos and Dr. Wicks on how to be a productive tech coach and what essential coaching skills determine the effect and success of peer coaching. We have an incredible opportunity to practice the coaching …

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Protocols: Safe Havens for Discussion

Education protocols are guidelines for efficient, respectful and productive discussions about teaching practices. Though many different education protocols have been developed, all attempt to provide participants with a safe space for sharing and impro…

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Sustaining innovation in computer science education

In my Digital Education Leadership program, we are working with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) standards for educational coaches.  The coaching standard includes the requirement of designing relevant and effective lesson plans.  This past quarter, we have worked on revising and improving a lesson plan with a peer faculty member.  I have learned…

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Educational Technology Exploration 2019-12-08 11:21:27

ISTE-Coaching Standard 2: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment  f. Coach teachers in and model incorporation of research-based best practices in instructional design when planning technology-enhanced learning experiences  Standard 6: Content Knowledge and Professional Growth  b. Engage in continuous learning to deepen professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions in organizational change and leadership, project management, and adult learning …

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ISTE-Coaching: Supporting and Sustaining Successful Coaching

ISTE Coaching Standards ISTE-C Standard 2: Teaching, Learning, and Assessment f. Coach teachers in and model incorporation of research-based best practices in instructional design when planning technology-enhanced learning experiences Standard 6: Content Knowledge and Professional Growth b. Engage in continuous learning to deepen professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions in organizational change and leadership, project management, …

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A 21st Century lesson plan in Computer Science

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) defines a set of standards for educational coaches.  The coaching standard includes the requirement of designing relevant and effective lesson plans.  In my Digital Education Leadership program, we are asked to work with a peer to create a modern lesson plan for our subject area.  For me, this…

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Essential Questions

Essential questions provide context for individual understandings or skills. They connect the small to the large, the known to what still must be explored. If designed well and integrated into instruction, they help students think bigger, communicate b…

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ISTE for Coaches – Co-planning 21st century learning activities

ISTE-C Standard 1: Visionary Leadershipd. Implement strategies for initiating and sustaining technology innovations and manage the change process in schools and classrooms ISTE-C Standard 2: Teaching, Learning, and Assessmentf. Coach teachers in and model incorporation of research-based best practices in instructional design when planning technology-enhanced learning experiences Inquiry Question:How can we use SAMR model to …

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Effective learning experiences in computer science

The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) defines a set of standards for educational coaches.  The coaching standard includes the requirement of designing relevant and effective lesson plans.  In computer science, educators often interpret the ‘relevant and effective’ part of this requirement as teaching the latest programming languages on the latest development environments.  While learning…

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