Why instructional coaching improves instruction

02/3/2013 | Edutopia.org

Instructional coaching assists teachers by asking open-ended questions and modeling practices that guide teachers to developing their own solutions for classroom dilemmas, educator Ben Johnson writes in this blog post. "Through coaching, true teacher empowerment is possible, but perhaps most importantly, the skills that are modeled by the administrator on the teacher are exactly the constructivist skills that teachers can employ with their own students," Johnson writes.

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