Events: Coaching PLC (Online PLC Session)

Topic: Skill Up to Scale Up: Utah's Coaching Initiatives

Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern / 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Central / 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Mountain / 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific

Lowell Oswald, Director, Utah SPDG, UPDC
Glenn Van Dyke and Jeri Rigby, Program Specialists at the UPDC

Grace Zamora Duran, OSEP Project Officer
Audrey Desjarlais, Signetwork Coordinator

Description/Other Details
Lowell Oswald, Glenn Van Dyke and Jeri Rigby, presented on the Utah Running Start (new teachers) Coaching Network initiatives. They descrbed the instructional elements of their model, shared data/outcomes, effective infrastructure supports, and tools used to assist them with implementation.

Book Resources highlighted during the session:
Implementation Research: A Synthesis of the Literature. (2005). Fixsen, D. L., Naoom, S. F., Blase, K. A., Friedman, R. M. and Wallace, F, This monograph summarizes findings from the review of the research literature on implementation and proposes frameworks for understanding effective implementation processes. The results of this literature review and synthesis confirm that systematic implementation practices are essential to any national attempt to use the products of science – such as evidence-based programs – to improve the lives of its citizens.

Research into Practice: Implementing Effective Teaching Strategies (1990). ISBN-10: 0205122906. Alan Hofmeister and Margaret Lubke.Available to purchase online.

Visible Learning: A Synthesis of Over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement. By John A. C. Hattie – Taylor & Francis Group – 2009 – Paperback – 378 pages – ISBN 0415476186. This unique and ground-breaking book is the result of 15 years research and synthesises over 800 meta-analyses on the influences on achievement in school-aged students. It builds a story about the power of teachers, feedback, and a model of learning and understanding. The research involves many millions of students and represents the largest ever evidence based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning. Available for purchase online.

Explicit Instruction: Effective and Efficient Teaching. (2010) Anita L. Archer, Charles A. Hughes.Available for purchase online.

Coaching Classroom Management Strategies and Tools for Administrators and Coaches. (2006) Randy Sprick. Available for purchase online.

The ABCs of CBM: A Practical Guide to Curriculum-Based Measurement (2006). Michelle K. Hosp PhD, John L. Hosp PhD, Kenneth W. Howell PhD. Available for purchase online.

One-minute Academic Functional Assessment and Interventions: Can’t Do It. . .or Won’t Do It? (1999) Joe Witt and Ray Beck. Available for purchase online.

CHAMPS: A Proactive and Positive Approach to Classroom Management, 2nd Edition. (2009) Randy Sprick. Available for purchase online.