The Coach’s Playlist is a one-minute read packed with quick and useful resources based on an essential element of effective coaching.


This week’s topic: Questions

The Idea: Never ask a question to get the answer you have already chosen.


Quotation: “A good question is like a lever used to pry open the stuck lid on a paint can.” Francis Peavey, quoted in Warren Berger’s A More Beautiful Question


Book: Jackie Walsh and Beth Dankert Sattes, Leading Through Quality Questioning


Resource: Great Questions for Instructional Coaches, Radical Learners Blog


Video: One example of questioning to set a coaching goal (6 min)


Question: How often do you ask questions that are actually advice disguised as questions?


Professional Development: The Impact Cycle virtual workshop