The Instructional Coaching Group 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

Blog Posts

Meet #TLC2021 Keynote Presenter, Marcia Tate

One of the best aspects of attending the Teaching Learning Coaching Conference is the the chance to learn from the keynote presenters' expertise and impact -- not just in the field of education, but across all aspects of professional life. #TLC2021 truly has one of...

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Judgement and Gossip are Learning Killers

As we all continue to adjust to new ways of communicating and working with one another over distances (as well as changing safety guidelines), it can be easy to fall into behaviors or patterns that can be damaging to coaching relationships and prevent learning. In...

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The Complete Impact Cycle in Action on the ERRR Podcast

The following is an outline of episode #052 of the Education Research Reading Room podcast. Listen to the full podcast. Jim Knight’s recent guest appearance on Ollie Lovell’s podcast, Education Research Reading Room (ERRR) created an opportunity to showcase a live,...

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The Coach’s Playlist: Reflection

  The Coach’s Playlist is a two-minute read packed with information based on an essential part of coaching.   This week’s topic: Reflection The Idea: Reflection involves looking back, looking at, and looking ahead.   Quotation: “Life can only be...

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The following post has been adapted and condensed from a piece written by Jim Knight in ICG's brand new Instructional Coaching Planner. Download your copy here. ----- Coaches who understand their purpose and make good decisions about their work are more likely to have...

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