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

The December 2014 JSD is all about teacher evaluation, observations, growth models, and learning needs. Such hot buttons for teachers, administrators, students, parents, and society at large. We know there are so many factors determining our students’ performance and want to provide them with the best environment possible for learning.  Teacher and principal evaluation along with school profiles and student growth are the current trends. But we also need to be reminded of Albert Einstein’s words: “Everything that can be counted does not necessarily count; everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.”
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