Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Prevalence of Coaching and Approaches to Supporting Coaching in Education

January 28, 2020

Teacher quality is one of the most important factors that contributes to student success. There is a growing body of research that points to coaching as an effective way to support teacher growth. As such, coaching is becoming more prevalent in schools and districts in the U.S., and districts are increasingly using federal, state, and local funds to support coaches and coaching programs.  Given our collective commitment to coaching, Digital Promise, Learning Forward, and Google partnered to provide insights based on a national survey of coaches, teachers, and administrators currently engaged in coaching.

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How to Develop Scalable Remote Learning Plans

whitePaper | August 24, 2020

Among hundreds of educational leadership definitions, this one is helpful in that it allows for flexibility in many scenarios. While it talks about achieving goals by influencing others into action (which could indicate guiding educators, caregivers, members of the school board, or the community, depending on the situation), it does not define one particular goal, which allows for flexibility of interpretation. In the current environment, it is important to be flexible in defining an educational leader while also taking care not to stray too far from established goals and effective frameworks.

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THE 4 PILLARS OF EFFECTIVE ONLINE PD

whitePaper | August 20, 2020

Schools face an array of challenges and opportunities, especially considering the diverse needs of students and educators. To meet those opportunities, more administrators are looking for ways to personalize professional development (PD) and support teachers in a lasting, meaningful way. There are four distinct attributes that ensure PD efforts are as successful as possible: the professional learning is personalized, job embedded, both ongoing and sustainable, and tied to evaluations.

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Addressing Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion in the STEM Classroom

whitePaper | July 31, 2020

Principal Hayes walks into a fifth-grade classroom to observe a lesson. After listening to small-group discussions for a few minutes, she checks her schedule. She thought she was going to observe a science lesson, but the students are sharing stories about family meals. She approaches the teacher, Mr. Amari, who is in the process of projecting a piece of artwork showing a mother and daughter working with dried corn. Mr. Amari explains that the class will be studying sugars and starches.

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K-12 IT SUPPORT PLAYBOOK

whitePaper | August 15, 2020

Like most K-12 school systems, Alaska’s Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District finds funding to be a constant struggle. The district’s IT department, which consists of 32 full-time staff members, must support nearly 14,000 devices used by 18,800 students and approximately 2,200 staff in 47 schools and three additional facilities spread across a geographic area the size of West Virginia. This task would be nearly impossible without improving the maturity of its IT management. But with the help of certain tools and processes, Senior IT Program Manager Justin Michaud and his colleagues are delivering more value to the district—while adopting a “customer-focused” mindset.

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What Type of Training Do You Need?

whitePaper | November 30, 2021

The Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report is one of the largest annual surveys of global IT professionals. This report, which has collected data from over 178,000 respondents since launching in 2008, provides a detailed examination of the most pressing topics in IT, including highest-paying jobs and certifications, top tech areas job satisfaction, and preferred learning methods

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The Link Between Early Literacy and Numeracy Skill Development

whitePaper | September 21, 2022

While early literacy and numeracy skills are normally thought of as separate areas of instruction for educators, research suggests there are important cognitive connections between early literacy and numeracy skill development.

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