Success Factor 7: System Support

Mention the term “instructional coaching” in a room full of educators, and you’ll hear as many different interpretations of what that term means as you have employee ID badges in the room. Jim Knight coined that term many years ago, and he defined it, too:...

Success Factor 6: Leadership

In time, it could have been so much more But time is precious I know In time, it could have been so much more But time has nothing to show. –”Time (Clock of the Heart),” by Culture Club The issue of “leadership” is tricky in a coaching model like ours that...

The Zero-Learning Zone

Recently, Jim wrote an article for ACSD called Escape From the Zero-Learning Zone. This article discusses why educators frequently turn away from opportunities to learn, and what we can do about it. Jim identifies the zero-learning zone as a place we go to when we...