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     Principals boost coaching's impact: School leaders' support is critical to collaboration   
by Les Foltos, February 2015.  Journal of Staff Development.
Foltos explains various ways principals and coaches can collaborate to support coaching, and use coaching to bring Deep Learning into classrooms across the school.

The secret to great coaching: Inquiry method helps teachers take ownership of their learning

by Les Foltos, June 2014.  Journal of Staff Development.
One key to helping teachers build the capacity to create innovative learning activities is inquiry. Foltos explores how coaches use of inquiry helps teachers develop answers to the questions they face in their classrooms.

Put me in coach!  I'm ready to teach with technology
by Les Foltos, July 21, 2014.
In this ISTE article Foltos outlines strategies ed tech coaches and educators can use the Common Core and other content standards to open the door to technology integration.

Stop talking tech: 3 tips for pedagogy based coaching
by Nicole Krueger, May 3, 2014
ISTE's Krueger's interviews Les Foltos who outlines strategies educators should use pedagogy to drive the use of technology.

  • Unlock the Power of Collaboration through Peer Coaching
    by Les Foltos, March 20, 2013
    Anthony Salcito's Daily Edventures features this VLOG that explains one strategy coaches use to help peers improve teaching and learning.
  • Technology, Coaching, and Community: Power Partners for Improved Professional Development in Primary and Secondary Education
    by Monica Beglau, Jana Craig Hare, Les Foltos, Kara Gann, Jayne James, Holly Jobe, Jim Knight and Ben Smith; ISTE White Paper; June 2011
    Peer Coaching is highlighted in this White Paper as one of three coaching models “that provide highly effective professional development.”    
  • Home wanted for Irn Bru-coloured cat
    by Elizabeth Buie, TESconnect, 15 May, 2009


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