How model teaching can build new educators' skills, confidence

09/24/2013 | Education Week Teacher

Seeing a master teacher in action can help new teachers develop the practices they need to deliver in their own classrooms and with their own students, writes K-12 educator and leadership coach Elena Aguilar. In this blog post, she answers questions on how veteran educators can help new teachers and addresses concerns about what to model, subverting authority in the classroom and being nervous as a coach. "Be open to whatever happens and just make sure that your own nervousness doesn't get in the way of what can be a powerful learning opportunity for your coachee," she writes.

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