Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching — A Partnership Between the Annenberg Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Education

Improving Student Engagement and Performance...

IU PIIC Mentors work with instructional coaches to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through the implementation of the PLN framework and other evidence-based literacy strategies. Read more...

Coaching Tip of the Month

At the September PIIC PLO, the conference focused on the importance of listening: how we listen to our colleagues, why we listen to our colleagues, and how we know our colleagues listen to us. We know that listening is an active skill; it is thought-provoking, intense and contemplative. We should not fear the silence that accompanies meditation and reflection. Sometimes, however, we need to give ourselves permission to ponder more, speak less, and let our thoughts drive our actions. Remember, listening is different than hearing.

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