Digital Age Leaders and Coaches

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Shifting from traditional instruction to an innovative approach can be a challenging experience for educators whether they are fresh out of college or seasoned veterans.

We can help develop Digital Age leadership  in your school.

Develop Technology Coaches

Instructional Technology Coaches learn to support and encourage your faculty’s professional growth through strategies such as modeling, mentoring, reflective practice, and peer collaboration.

Recommended Participants

  • Technology coaches
  • Instructional specialists
  • Higher education faculty
  • Anyone with the role of helping educators use technology for teaching and learning

Format

  • Three days face-to-face
  • The program can be implemented in full day or in partial day sessions
  • Participants practice skills as they are introduced
  • Supported by a robust online community

Content

  • The role of a coach
  • Models for conducting coaching conversations
  • Strategies for building and strengthening relationships
  • Working with adult learners
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Using Powerful Questions to promote thinking
  • Fostering a growth mindset

Grow Innovative Teacher Leaders

Develop teacher leaders who are outstanding peer mentors and advocates for a transition to Digital Age teaching and learning. Participants build their own professional learning network and foster the growth of a school-based learning community, learn to provide technology training and job-supports for other teachers, and provide constructive feedback and advice for using technology in the classroom to support learning.

Recommended Participants

  • Teacher leaders
  • Library media specialists
  • Mentor teachers
  • Educational technology specialists

Format

  • Four days face-to-face
  • The program can be implemented in full day or in partial day sessions
  • Two job-embedded mentoring visits from eMINTS staff
  • Online community of practice and book study

Content

  • The role of a coach
  • Models for conducting coaching conversations
  • Strategies for building and strengthening relationships
  • Working with adult learners
  • Effective Communication Strategies
  • Using Powerful Questions to promote thinking
  • Fostering a growth mindset