COACHING TOOLS & BOOK RESOURCES

The Impact Cycle:

What Instructional Coaches Should Do to Foster Powerful Improvements in Teaching

by Jim Knight

The Impact Cycle by Jim Knight Summarizes our latest thinking on what coaches should do as they partner with teachers to set and reach powerful, student-focused goals.

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Watch dozens of videos of the complete cycle with elementary and secondary teachers, and download free coaching forms, checklists, and other tools here.

THE IMPACT CYCLE TRAILER

The Impact Cycle Trailer

The Impact Cycle Webinar

How Instructional Coaches Can Foster Powerful Improvements in Teaching.

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Better Conversations:

Coaching Ourselves and Each Other to Be More Credible, Caring, and Connected

by Jim Knight

Jim_Knight_Better_Conversations Not just a book about effective communication, but also a book about how to get better. The book was written for anyone who wants to communicate more effectively and strengthen relationships—and isn’t that everyone?

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Free forms for analyzing many aspects of your conversations.

BETTER CONVERSATIONS TRAILER

Better Conversations Trailer

BETTER CONVERSATIONS PODCAST

A podcast with Educators Lead on Better Conversations.

Better Conversations Webinar

A webinar on Better Conversations

Better Conversations

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The Reflection Guide to Better Conversations:

Coaching Ourselves and Each Other to Be More Credible, Caring, and Connected

by Jim Knight, Jennifer Ryschon Knight, and Clinton Carlson

Better Conversations bookstore Every worthwhile book has a deeply held belief, and for Jim Knight’s Better Conversations and this work text, The Reflection Guide to Better Conversations.

The Reflection Guide to Better Conversations

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Focus on Teaching:

Using Video for High-Impact Instruction

Jim Knight

Jim Knight Focus on Teaching: Bookstore A pioneering book about why video is so important and how video can be used to support professional learning by teachers, coaches, teams, and principals.

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Free forms coaches, teachers, teams, and principals can use to get the most out of using video.

FOCUS ON TEACHING PODCAST

A podcast on video in professional learning from Principal Center Radio.

Focus on Teaching Webinar

A conversation about using video to improve conversations and teaching.

Focus on Teaching

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High-Impact Instruction:

A framework for great teaching

by Jim Knight

jim knight, instructional coaching, better conversations, high impact instruction, partnership learning, focus on teaching, the impact cycle,unmistakeable impact An overview of the highest-leverage teaching strategies for improving student learning and wellbeing.

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You can watch teachers demonstrate and talk about high-impact teaching strategies and download checklists and forms here.

HIGH IMPACT TRAILER

High Impact Trailer

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Unmistakable Impact:

A partnership approach for dramatically improving instruction

by Jim Knight

unmistakable The most comprehensive description of the partnership principles, which stand at the heart of all of this work, and how those principles can be applied to coaching, teams, teacher evaluation, curriculum design, and workshops.

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You can watch teachers demonstrate and talk about high-impact teaching strategies and download checklists and forms here.

Unmistakable Impact trailer

Unmistakable Impact Trailer

Unmistakable Impact Webinar

A webinar on the partnership principles that are at the core of this book and all of our work.

Unmistakable Impact

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Instructional Coaching:

A partnership approach to improving instruction

by Jim Knight

jim knight, instructional coaching, better conversations, high impact instruction, partnership learning, focus on teaching, the impact cycle,unmistakeable impact Purchased by more than 100,000 educators, the book has in many ways popularized the idea of instructional coaching around the world.

FORMS & RESOURCES

You can watch teachers demonstrate and talk about high-impact teaching strategies and download checklists and forms here.

Instructional Coaching

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Download many instructional coaching forms below.

After action review

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Are you interested?

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Instructional Playbook

Instructional Playbook by Instructional Coaching

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Leverage point form

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Observation form

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Reflection sheet

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Sample questions

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Teacher-coach confidentiality

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Teacher meeting log

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Time chart

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Watch your students

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Watch yourself

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