Coach Support Look Fors Jaymie Baiza June 12, 2019 August 1, 2019 Coach Newsletter / Uncategorized Connecting candidates to a larger professional learning community. I guide and/or accompany Candidate to PLC, school site groups, colleagues, agency department for content support, resources and learning. I share resources connected to the Candidate’s content (blogs, communities, twitter). Modeling instruction for candidate I demonstrate effective implementation of strategies and methods, either in personal classroom or in classroom of Candidate. Development of ILP and support for the inquiry process. I collaboratively work with the Candidate to develop long-term and short-term growth goals. I facilitate reflection on CSTPs and elements promoting resources aligned to their CSTP growth. I help candidate embedding site/district initiatives to the Candidate’s professional growth. I understand and support the Candidate’s inquiry organizer. I connect the Candidate’s evidence to their growth and engage in reflection on the outcome of their inquiry. I discuss next steps. Analyzing student outcomes. I look and analyze data with Candidate. I collaboratively work with Candidate to design learning opportunities to address student outcomes/closing achievement gaps. I guide Candidate to analyze and make data-driven decisions to impact student achievement. I use sorting protocols to facilitate analyzing student outcomes. I assist candidate to interpret and analyze student data. Planning instruction and management. I guide candidate with structuring lesson plans to include (but not limited to) the following: Learning outcomes Related standard(s) Resources & Materials Anticipatory set Lesson with Interactive activities Student voice/choice Pre/post assessments Student reflection Teacher and/or peer feedback Equity Sticks Differentiation I probe a candidate’s thinking to support their use of various classroom management techniques, including but not limited to the following: Develop strong student-teacher relationships Highly engaging activities Timing and transitions Teacher movement Student choice Flexible seating and grouping Background Music Equity Facilitating pre and post-observation conversations. I set up explicit expectations for my visit.I ask effective pre-observation questions Post Observation - I ask effective post-observation questions Just-in-Time Support for Candidates daily needs. I provide institutional Support – Policies and Protocols of the employing agency. I provide logistical support – guide candidate to where to find materials and personnel at site, within agency and community. I provide emotional support – Setting aside tasks for induction to be a listening ear and/or shoulder to cry upon. I provide timely help and assistance to Candidate in line with calendar and expectations of teaching role. Providing feedback on effectiveness and growth. I use a feedback frame similar to “I noticed ______ and it resulted in ____.” I share objective, measurable observations. My evidence is factual and not based on opinion. Facilitating guided reflection on practice. I ask probing questions. I give specific, targeted feedback. I ask “How do you think/feel/believe it went?”, “What would you do differently?” etc. Conversation is Candidate driven. Accompanying Candidate to observe a colleague/expert teacher. I am intentional in selection of expert teacher. I make use of Reflective Observation Form. I make arrangements and/or introductions. I have a pre- and post-observation conversation. I provide real-time feedback on expert teacher actions. Connecting Candidate to Available Resources. I am aware of district resources and materials. I share professional learning opportunities with my Candidate. I introduce my Candidate to support staff and specialists, including within the community. I alert my Candidate to district policies and procedures. Observation of Candidate. I have a pre- and post-observation conversation. I capture evidence of my Candidate teaching. I ask my Candidate what feedback they would like to receive to inform my choice of observation tool and focus.