How can an Instructional Coach support me?

An Instructional Coach is a colleague who can offer support in different areas such as:

  • Scheduling
  • Analyzing data (for both classroom differentiation and WIN groups)
  • Modeling (components of balanced literacy, gradual release of responsibility, differentiated math instruction, etc)
  • Clarifying curriculum
  • Utilizing district resources (Pearson Math, FOSS/Carolina Science Kits, etc.)
  • Implementing the NGSS
  • Leveling (F&P Benchmark and running records)
  • Offering an outside perspective                                                                                              Image result for instructional coach clip art
  • Assisting with personal learning and goal setting
  • Connecting colleagues
  • Providing non-evaluative feedback
  • Sharing resources