Technology for Instructional Coaches
What You'll Learn

You will learn technical skills needed to facilitate professional learning in a variety of settings as well as how to grow your own professional network and troubleshoot basic technology problems.

Who Should Apply
  • Teacher Leaders
  • Technology Coaches
  • Mentors
  • Classroom Teachers
  • Higher Ed
9
micro-
credentials
15
Approximate hours each
Description
Instructional Coaching is linked to successful classroom practice. As we move into the 21st Century and the world becomes flatter it is important for instructional coaches to develop the skills needed to mentor, coach and teach in virtual environments. This stack will help coaches hone their skills for working online in both synchronous and asynchronous online environments. This stack is tool agnostic and focuses on skills rather than technology.
ProgramDescriptionAction
Building Relationships Online
Facilitator uses multiple strategies to support the formation of safe, productive, and professional relationships in online settings.
Types of Evidence Required: Course Syllabus, lesson artifact OR presentation, and a video OR Annotated Screenshots

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Connected Educator- Growing Your Professional Network
Educator shares and learns in the global community as a means to develop professionally.
Types of Evidence Required: List of memberships, problem of practice and solution, website OR blog.

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Curating Content
Educator uses a variety of curation tools to collect meaningful content for other educators.
Types of Evidence Required: Essay and a website or blog

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Facilitating A Virtual PLC
Educator uses online collaborative tools to facilitate a virtual (online) professional learning community.
Types of Evidence Required: Agenda and Meeting Notes and a Video Recording

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Introduction to Online Netiquette
Educator creates guidelines for educators on the topic of online etiquette ("netiquette").
Types of Evidence Required: Annotated and Edited email, checklist,and a professional article to publish

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Providing Asynchronous Feedback to Learners
Educator provides effective feedback and encourages peer-to-peer collaboration in an asynchronous environment.
Types of Evidence Required: Syllabus or Lesson Plan,work samples and annotated samples

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Troubleshooting and Providing IT Support to Educators
Educator uses technology tools to create a system of supports for other educators.
Types of Evidence Required: Description of issue, helpsheet OR screencast, and a website

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Virtual Engagement Strategies for Asynchronous Learning
Facilitator uses a variety of strategies and digital tools to engage learners in asynchronous learning.
Types of Evidence Required: Virtual Learning Group, and description

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Virtual Engagement Strategies for Synchronous Learning
Educator uses a variety of strategies to engage their learners in a synchronous setting.
Types of Evidence Required: Agenda OR Presentation, Video, and evidence of collaboration

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