Everyone needs a coach
Here’s a collection of coaching-related lessons we’ve learned from our partners.
Trust and transformation: Effective coaching relies on relationships.
High-quality coaching an equal, transparent partnership for leaders who would otherwise face new challenges alone. Every school leader deserves this support.
3 steps to productive coaching observations
Most of Isaac’s professional development prep doesn’t happen in a conference room or a post-observation debrief. By completing these three steps, he can provide deeper insights to teachers. Steal his process for your school!
A powerful observation process you can adopt
An eye-opening visit to see exemplary teaching yields lessons about the observation process that ANet cofounder John Maycock wants to share with you: observing for the sake of development, not evaluation.
A day in the life of an instructional coach
Raleigh Egypt Middle/High School jumped to the top school rating in just one year! It took dedication and a passion for equity from the principal, teachers, and their ANet coach.
How to use questioning to coach teachers
Principals and instructional coaches, get the most out of your conversations with teachers with probing and reflective questions. Here's how.
Why leader learning matters
As a school leader, you can get so focused on student learning that you can overlook your own. The leadership team at MAS see a direct connection between leader learning and teachers’ and students’ ability to succeed.
Laying the foundation for game-changing coaching
The work of an instructional coach isn’t easy. Here's a short post packed with videos and guides to maximize your influence and overall impact on teacher development.
Advance student learning with shorter, more frequent coaching sessions
This coaching structure is a small investment with big benefits. Teachers receive 27 hours of coaching and leaders only dedicate 4% of their time.
Developmental coaching: Small steps toward big goals
With all the time, energy, and money devoted to teacher development these days, school leaders—and everybody concerned about education—want to be sure it’s actually paying off in the form of improved teaching and learning.
The work of building great schools can’t be done alone. When we make it possible for everyone to contribute their best, great things happen for students.
We’ve collected lessons we’ve learned from our partners, along with tools and resources to implement these practices, in our Lessons from the Field.
At ANet, we believe deeply in the power of coaching. Our coaches get to know partner schools well. They form strong relationships with leadership teams and help them become the instructional leaders they aspire to be.
Our partners rave about our coaches and their support.