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

How can I see reflection is a way of teaching, so that it’s impossible to separate out and itemize, but is instead a moment-by-moment thing that is always with me like a heartbeat? (What it Means to Be a Reflective Teacher, Terry Heick, teachthought.com)

Reflection is a powerful tool. It sounds so easy because it is fundamental to our practice. Yet many confuse reflecting with reporting. So, what’s the difference between the two rituals and why are they both important to the instructional coaching praxis?

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