Why teacher coaches must advocate for more time to coach

11/1/2012 | Education Week Teacher

If teacher coaches are not spending 90% of their time assisting colleagues with instruction, they might be less likely to be effective as coaches, transformational-leadership coach Elena Aguilar writes in this blog post. Aguilar advises teacher coaches to advocate for dedicated time to accomplish their coaching goals instead of spending extended time on side tasks. "There's far more evidence that you can positively impact student learning by working with teachers on their instructional practices than by putting up bulletin boards," Aguilar writes.

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