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An Essential for Coaching: A Strong Coach–principal Relationship

“Principals are essential to the success of coaches within a school. Principals’ actions as instructional leaders help coaches focus their daily work with teachers on teaching and learning by:…

Sep 27, 2018  |  By Jolynn Bernard
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The Imperfect Journey: Making Time for Professional Learning

In my role as an instructional coach, two of my biggest challenges were implementing productive professional-learning structures to work with the teachers I served and finding substantive time…

Aug 21, 2018  |  By Claire Riddell
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Reflections on a day of “Living SEL”

As an educator, who do you turn to for motivation and inspiration? How do you find new ways to put students at the center of the learning? On…

Jun 13, 2018
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And That’s the Way It Is

Those of us of a certain age remember that the late, great Walter Cronkite used to sign off his evening news report with the words, “And that’s the…

May 23, 2018  |  By Paul Houston
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Living SEL: Why it matters

Here at Collaborative Classroom, we seek to forge connections with educators and leaders who believe in collaboration and lifelong learning. We are fortunate to be partnering with several…

Apr 25, 2018  |  By Kristy Rauch
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Creating a Student-Accessible Classroom Library

One thing you should know about me is that I can never resist a good children’s book! On vacations, I always look for a new title; I’m a…

Mar 29, 2018  |  By Michele Krank
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