Saturday, May 15, 2021

When You Feel Like Giving Up and Going Back to the Classroom with Amie Burkholder, Ep. 59 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

Being an instructional coach can be difficult and lonely at times. Amie Burkholder from Literacy Edventures joins me to discuss what to do when you feel like giving up. She shares ideas to build relationships with teachers and why it’s necessary to define your role clearly from the beginning. Listen to learn why it’s crucial to find common ground and not take things personally.

Instructional coaching is not for the weak of heart!

There are times when it’s tough to keep going and stay positive.

Teachers can be vocal about not wanting help from a coach.

In some classrooms, you’ll struggle with the same resistance year after year.

So, what can you do when you feel like throwing in the towel and heading back to the classroom?

Amie Burkholder of Literacy Edventures joins me to talk about her transition from teacher to literacy coach. She shares the difficulties she encountered and strategies that helped her become a better coach.

This episode is for you if you’re thinking about leaving coaching and going back to teaching. You’ll come away with lots of practical ideas you can try now with your teachers to get results.

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Saturday, May 8, 2021

Collecting Feedback from Teachers with Erinn Cottman, Ep. 58 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

Do you struggle with collecting and using feedback from teachers?  Education consultant Erinn Cottman joins me to discuss using feedback and how to get it from multiple sources. She shares practices to normalize the feedback process and the questions she asks that get results.

Do you collect feedback from teachers regularly?

If not, you're missing out on an effective instructional coaching tool.

Educational consultant Erinn Cottman joins me to talk about how she collects and uses feedback in her work. She explains why it's important to normalize the process and get consistent feedback throughout the semester.

We discuss the importance of using strength-based collaborative coaching and acknowledging all feedback even if you can’t do anything about it. Erinn also shares her best advice for helping the staff learn to give and receive meaningful feedback.

You’ll find out the types of questions you should be asking and how to get feedback from multiple sources. Listen to learn why she asks teachers if there’s anything she should stop doing when she coaches them.

This episode has lots of real-life ideas you can start using today to improve your coaching outcomes.

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Thank you for listening to Buzzing with Ms. B: the Coaching Podcast. Want more coaching ideas?

Check me out at buzzingwithmsb.com and on Instagram @buzzingwithmsb.

If you love the show, share it with a coach who would love it too, or leave me a review on iTunes! It’s free and it helps others find this show, too. Happy coaching!

Podcast produced by Fernie Ceniceros of Crowd & Town Creative
 
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Saturday, May 1, 2021

Coaching Call: Supporting the Implementation of New Learning with Samantha Shields, Ep. 57 Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast

There have been many changes for schools and teachers this year. Early literacy specialist, Samantha Shields, joins me on the podcast to talk about issues with coaching virtually. We chat about ideas to get teachers excited about implementing Texas Reading Academies or any new program. Tune in to learn how to have organic conversations and get teachers on board even during a pandemic!

Starting a new instructional program is difficult in the best of times. It’s much harder during a pandemic!

Early literacy specialist, Samantha Shields, joins me to talk about implementing Texas Reading Academies. We chat about issues with coaching virtually and traveling to multiple campuses.

Listen to the coaching call for ideas to build relationships and have organic conversations with teachers.

Ready to listen? You can listen below with the media player, or search for Buzzing with Ms. B: The Coaching Podcast anywhere you listen to podcasts!

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Thank you for listening to Buzzing with Ms. B: the Coaching Podcast. Want more coaching ideas?

Check me out at buzzingwithmsb.com and on Instagram @buzzingwithmsb.

If you love the show, share it with a coach who would love it too, or leave me a review on iTunes! It’s free and it helps others find this show, too. Happy coaching!

Podcast produced by Fernie Ceniceros of Crowd & Town Creative
 
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