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

New Podcast Episode with Natasha Robinson

In our latest Coaching Conversations podcast episode, Jim sits down with Natasha Robinson in an episode that explores the importance of developing cultural competencies, coaching others for self-discovery, leading ourselves, and the narratives, beliefs, and artifacts...

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Feedback for You, The Instructional Coach

Pexels   The space at the end of a coaching cycle is filled with decisions, reflection, and new pathways. Instructional coaches offer their learning partners choices about continuing their work together, exploring other areas for new learning, and even simply...

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The Coaching Conversations Podcast with Jim Knight is Live

We are thrilled to release Jim's latest instructional coaching project, the Coaching Conversations podcast. Each episode, Jim unlocks and explores the ideas of thought-leaders and coaching experts from around the world so that all of us can learn better ways to have...

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2-Day Virtual Workshop: The Impact Cycle

Our next two-day virtual workshop for The Impact Cycle is quickly approaching and will be taking place November 14th & 15th, 9:00am - 3:30pm CST.  Based on the bestselling book, The Impact Cycle (2017) by Jim Knight, this virtual workshop describes the coaching...

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One Page for Role Clarity

Pexels    Many instructional coaches spend a great deal of time thinking about how they will communicate their role, ways they will introduce themselves to their colleagues, explain what it is a coach does, and how teachers can partner with a coach. Typically,...

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High-Quality Teaching > High-Fidelity Teaching

"When teachers set compelling student-focused goals for engagement or achievement, they establish an objective standard for judging how effectively they are implementing new practices. The standard for excellence in teaching should always be student growth." – Jim...

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