Effective Frameworks for Technology Integration

Inquiry Question: What technology integration frameworks can coaches use to effectively support educators in improving learning activities?    In the fourth and final module of our EDTC 6105 course, the focus is on skills, resources, and processes that are beneficial for coaches as they co-plan with educators to improve lessons. There are certainly mainly important skills, resources, and processes that go into…

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Leading with Vulnerability: The Pathway to Strengthen Communication & Collaboration in Coaching Relationships

Inquiry Question: How can successful coaches model vulnerability to strengthen communication and collaboration in coaching relationships?  Communication and collaboration are such vital components of successful relationships, including coaching partnerships. While they play important roles in successful coaching, it takes time to build these skills and develop trust with those we coach. As Les Foltos (2013) reminds us, “Communication and collaboration skills must…

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Reflecting on EDTC 6105

We spent this quarter working on our Coaching practice while reviewing the ISTE Coaching Standards. I really enjoyed this quarter because we got to practice what we were learning in real-life situations and it corresponded nicely with my new position as a Digital Learning Coach. This quarter, I paired with my last year’s 6th grade […]

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Learning Targets

What are Learning Targets: If an essential question is the grand quest in a video game, the learning targets are the levels. Learning targets (LTs) are short term, student-friendly goals or statements that clearly state what you expect students to know and be able to do at the end of the lesson(s). In Visible Learning, […]

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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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The Coaching Cycle and Time Management

Establishing trust when starting a coaching relationship is key before all else but once this trust has been built and the framework is sturdy, what does the cycle of implementation and learning look like as well as the wrap up and reflection? Diane Sweeney has created the Results Based Coaching Tool (click link to have …

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Don’t Forget Discourse

For module 3 in our EDTC 6105 course I focused in on ISTE Coaching Standard 2f: f. Coach teachers in and model incorporation of research-based best practices in instructional design when planning technology-enhanced learning experience.  When integrating technology into learning in the classroom there are many instructional design aspects that come into play. One such […]

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Technology Coaching Guide

For module 2 in my EDTC 6105 course, I focused on indicator f in the ISTE Coaching Standard 2. The indicator focuses on coaching teachers in and modeling research-based best practices of technology integration into their planing.  As a teacher, I’ll admit sometimes I don’t know the research behind the practices I’ve been taught or […]

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Math and Technology

This year I have been reflecting on my math instruction. My class this year is unique in that I have about 50% of students preforming below standard and about 25% preforming two grade levels below standard. Additionally, this year I am pressed for time and find with time restraints and a classroom of diverse needs […]

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Supporting Technology Integration Within Schools

This quarter as part of Seattle Pacific University’s EDTC 6103 Teaching, Learning, and Assessment 2 course, I investigated the question: …

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