Servant Leadership as a Coaching Model

In trying to figure out who I could coach, especially in my position, our instructor suggested that at look at this from the lens of Servant Leadership. I have read about Servant Leadership in the past, but needed to refresh my understanding. The term was first presented by a retired AT&T executive Robert K. Greenleaf… Continue Reading Servant Leadership as a Coaching Model

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A Glimpse into Technology Coaching

In a couple of weeks, the last quarter of the Digital Education Leadership (DEL) program at Seattle Pacific University comes to a close. Part of the DEL program, requires graduate students to participate in a practicum. I chose to work along side two technology coaches from my district. For over 19 hours, I observed coaches … Read More

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Reflection on Professional Development

The winter quarter for the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University has begun with the course, Program Evaluation and Professional Development. This online class taught by Dr. David Wicks and Suzanna Calvery, focuses on the ISTE coaching standards. This particular course examines standards 4 a,b, and c. It is the midpoint of the … Read More

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Peer Coach Reflection

  This quarter during the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University, the focus has been to develop peer coaching skills, to understand the role of a peer coach, to incorporate 21st century learning, to define effective learning, and to collaborate with a colleague to improve on a lesson (Wicks and Foltos, 2015). Aligned … Read More

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Using Formative Assessments for Lesson Improvement

During the quarter for the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University, the focus has been to develop coaching skills, to understand the role of a peer coach, to define effective learning, and to incorporate 21st century learning. And now module four probes further into coaches collaborating with peers to improve learning activities (Wicks … Read More

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Defining and Implementing 21st Century Skills

  In the Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University, I am exploring further into the ISTE Coaching standards 1 and 2 along with understanding the foundations for becoming a successful peer coach. Included in this week’s assignment is the investigation of 21st century learning and the work of peer coaching surrounding this learning. … Read More

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Developing Peer Coaching Skills

Setting Collaborative Norms for Peer Coaching As an educator and a peer coach-in-training, I am investigating the world of peer coaching and its positive effect on improving teaching and learning in our schools. In last week’s post, I explored the roles and responsibilities of peer coaching by examining one key aspect of coaching: successful coaching … Read More

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ISTE Coaching Standard 1

A Key Ingredient for Peer Coaching- Building Trust   A new quarter has begun in the second year of the graduate course, Digital Education Leadership program at Seattle Pacific University. Throughout the course, our cohort will focus on the ISTE Coaching Standards . The ultimate goal for this course is to create a coaching plan … Read More

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Reflections on EDTC 6104

During the summer quarter, the EDTC 6104 course for the Digital Education Leadership program focused on the ISTE Coaching standards, but specifically on standard 3: how technology coaches “create and support effective digital age learning environments to maximize the learning of all students.” To begin the four week course, Professors @RMoeJo and @ellenjdorr assigned readings and … Read More

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