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

The Long Game: Retaining Coaches and Sustaining Programs

This post is Part 5 of a 5-part series. Catch up on Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4. The shortest chapter in our upcoming book, Evaluating Instructional Coaching: People, Programs, and Partnership, is chapter 5: “Retaining Coaches and Sustaining Coaching Programs.” It’s...

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Hiring Instructional Coaches and Firing Scope Creeps

This post is Part 4 of a 5-part series. Catch up on Parts 1, 2, and 3. I’m an English major who married a business major. Given all of the troubles of the world today, this may not sound like a huge problem. But in the day-to-day struggle of how people who love each...

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Meet #TLC2021 Keynote Presenter, Christian van Nieuwerburgh

The keynote presenters at the Teaching Learning Coaching Conference respresent the most inspiring and innovative work happening right now -- not just in the field of education, but across all aspects of professional life. Today, it is our pleasure to introduce TLC...

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The Complete 2021 Coach’s Playlist

  The Coach’s Playlist is a two-minute read packed with information based on an essential part of coaching. As we find ourselves settling into the new school year, it seems like the perfect time to share a ton of practical and easily digestible resources. Each...

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