This guidebook is ideal for anyone who has ever had to stand up in front of a group and make a presentation--novices and experts alike! This book is a practical hands-on resource full of ideas and success-proven strategies that not only put you at ease when you're the focus of everyone's attention, but actually help you improve the effectiveness of your presentations.
In this greatly expanded and extensively updated edition of a widely popular resource you see how teachers' individual and collective capacities for continuing self-improvement are strengthened over time through Cognitive Coaching. You gain essential skills, protocols, guidance, research and resources to use when implementing Cognitive Coaching principles and values in your own school setting.
Working toward the goals of making school better places where more students succeed and satisfaction in learning and teaching prevail, Costa and Garmston let you know about their own learning, and how new research and practice can support individuals and schools in reaching higher, more satisfying, and more holistic performance. Organized into four sections, the book clearly and effectively presents these concepts: the meanings of cognitive coaching; the basics of teaching excellence; strategies and tactics for engaging in coaching; and how to integrate Cognitive Coaching throughout the system.
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