The Instructional Coaching Blog

The ICG blog features articles and interviews of people who believe we should be ongoing learners, use technology to learn, teach, and lead, accept personal responsibility for their duties and actions, know that to teach without hope can be damaging, but to teach with hope can save the world, infuse people with their love of learning; most importantly, the children they teach.

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The Close Watch: Developing the Art of Noticing Students

May 31, 2023

Read along as Jim discusses how to be a "first class noticer" so our classrooms can be filled with meaningful experiences and relationships.

June 1, 2023

Stories of Impact: The Impact Cycle in the World of Special Education

May 24, 2023

This post spotlights the inspiring work taking place at Eisenhower Cooperative as their team implements the Impact Cycle.

May 25, 2023

Coaches as Leaders: Characteristics of Leadership

May 17, 2023

To lead ourselves, we need to clarify our purpose and identify the characteristics of leadership we hope to embody.

May 19, 2023

Communication Skills: Questioning

May 10, 2023

A large part of coaching involves thinking along with teachers and sometimes asking questions that let them think more deeply about a topic.

May 24, 2023

Unpacking the Partnership Principles with Your Team

May 3, 2023

In this post we share a brief protocol you can follow to bring the partnership principles into your school, district, or organization.

May 19, 2023

Time: Managing Time to Increase Impact

April 27, 2023

Jim talks about the two dimensions of effective time management: internal and external and the five levels of time management.

May 19, 2023

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