Approaches and Perspectives
By (author) Jim Knight
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Coaching by Jim Knight
Book DescriptionCoaching is one of the hottest topics in education today. Yet many educators are confused about the roles and responsibilities of coaches. This handbook will gather together the leading experts in coaching and provide a snapshot of the current coaching landscape. It includes chapters on the different types of coaches--literacy coach, math coach, data coach, etc. The contributors represent some of the biggest names in coaching, including Joellen Killion, Cathy Toll, Jane Ellison, Lucy West, and Nancy Love.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412969253
(254mm x 178mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 18-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jim Knight
Better Conversations, Paperback (December 2015)
This book will help you communicate clearly, help you learn, help you connect, help you be better. At the heart of its innovation is the belief that we can "self-coach" ourselves to become better communicators.
Focus on Teaching, Paperback (May 2014)
This invaluable resource presents a clear process for using video to promote professional growth and teacher effectiveness.
High-Impact Instruction, Paperback (January 2013)
A dynamic guide to improving student achievement through high impact teaching practices and school improvement
Unmistakable Impact, Paperback (January 2011)» View all books by Jim Knight
Award-winning author Jim Knight outlines strategies for becoming an Impact School through targeted, consistent professional learning that is done with teachers, not to teachers.
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Author Biography - Jim Knight
Jim Knight has spent more than two decades studying professional learning, effective teaching, and instructional coaching. He is a Research Associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the President of the Instructional Coaching Group. Jim wrote the first article on the topic of instructional coaching for The Journal of Staff Development, and his book Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2007) popularized the idea. Jim edited Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives (Corwin, 2009) and co-authored Coaching Classroom Management (Pacific Northwest Publishing, 2010). Jim's other books include Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach to Dramatically Improving Instruction (Corwin, 2011), High-Impact Instruction: A Framework or Great Teaching (Corwin, 2013), and Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High-Impact Instruction (Corwin, 2014). Jim's articles on professional learning, teaching, and instructional coaching have appeared in journals such as The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator, Kappan, and Educational Leadership. Frequently asked to lead professional learning, Jim has presented to more than 30,000 educators from six continents. He has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Kansas and has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. Jim also writes the Radical Learners blog.
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