Podcast hosted by Benton CSD Instructional Coaches
Purpose: Instructional Coach supports, reflect on practice, gain ideas from each other, share ideas and pay it forward, and connect with other coaches
Episode 8: #BCEdCamp 2019
Listen to this group at #BCEdCamp reflect on the day of learning together and discuss why everyone should consider participating in the event. Special thanks to the group of teacher leaders who participated in this episode! Check out the Coaching Resources tab for all notes, schedules, links, etc. related to this event.
The final podcast of the school year had the Instructional Coach team sitting down with school Superintendent, Mr. Zittergruen, to talk about his leadership legacy at Benton Community.
Episode 6: The Bobcat Experience: A Student Perspective
As we work to round out the graduation season, the Benton Community Instructional Coach Team welcomed recent graduates to come to the table and discuss the Bobcat experience. Hear about what students want you to know about their time as Bobcats.
This episode is intended to accompany the "Senior Walk 2019" post shared by Laurie within this blog. Please check it out at the "Home" tab.
Episode 5: Remember Why You Started
This podcast is intended to accompany the "Remember Why You Started" blog post. Listen as the coaches reflect on why they pursued a position as an Instructional Coach, what they're learning, and what they'll take with them. Please share with us why you started, what you're learning, and what you'll take with you when your path goes in another direction on Twitter! #bctlt
Episode 4: Instructional Coaching on the "Other Days"
Listen along as the Benton Community Instructional Coach team discusses how they support teaching and learning on the "other days" or during conferences, holidays, and more. They also discuss how they use these opportunities to share with stakeholders who are in the building about the role of teacher leaders. How do you leverage these opportunities to show what you do as a teacher leader? Share your thoughts by connecting with us through our website or Twitter! #bctlt
Episode 3: Impact Cycle with Ann Hoffman
The Instructional Coach team spent two days learning with Ann Hoffman about Jim Knight's Impact Cycle at Grant Wood AEA. After the first day of training, Ann met with the coaches to reflect on the model and why instructional coaching is a vital piece to school improvement.
Episode 2: The First Coaching Conversation
What does this conversation sound like? What is your goal in that first conversation? How do you prepare for the first coaching conversation? The Benton CSD Instructional Coaches share their experiences with these important initial conversations.
Episode 1: How do you get your foot in the door?
In their podcast debut, the Benton CSD Instructional Coaches discuss strategies for building relationships and working towards that first coaching conversation with teachers.