Jim Knight is the founder of The Instructional Coaching Group, a professional development provider dedicated to offering PD for coaches, teachers, and leaders based on a partnership approach that creates better learning environments for all students. As a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning Jim has spent 25 years studying professional learning and instructional coaching. He earned his PhD in Education from the University of Kansas and has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. The pioneering work Jim and his colleagues have conducted has led to many innovations that are now central to professional development in schools. Jim wrote the first major article about instructional coaching for the Journal of Staff Development, and his book Instructional Coaching (2007) offered the first extended description of instructional coaching. Jim has written several books in addition to those described above, including the bestsellers Unmistakable Impact (2011), High-Impact Instruction (2013), Focus on Teaching (2014), Better Conversations (2015), The Impact Cycle (2018), and The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching (2021). He has also authored articles featured in Educational Leadership, The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator, and Kappan.
Dr. Christian Van Nieuwerburgh
Learn about Christian's pioneering work, including the widely acclaimed GROWTH coaching model and the concept of coaching supervision, and how these innovative approaches are reshaping the landscape of coaching.
Whether you're a seasoned coach looking for fresh insights or simply curious about the transformative power of coaching, this episode offers valuable perspectives that will elevate your understanding of coaching's profound impact. Subscribe now to "Coaching Conversations", and stay connected with the latest insights and developments in the world of coaching!
Dr. Christian van Nieuwerburgh will be a keynote speaker at TLC 2023 in Orlando. Sign up to attend in-person or virtually here.
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Join us on the Coaching Conversations podcast for an illuminating episode featuring Dr. Kristin Anderson, founder and CEO of The Brilliance Project. With over two decades of experience as an educator, researcher, and thought leader, Dr. Anderson has empowered thousands of educators, leaders, and aspiring world-changers to unlock their personal power and potential. Her early career, working with marginalized students, ignited her passion for education's transformative potential and its challenges. Today, she focuses on building trust, hope, and belief through personal efficacy, alongside a deep commitment to adult learning and wellbeing.
Dr. Anderson's extensive career includes roles in diverse K-12 settings and the development of professional learning programs for prestigious organizations. She's known for introducing Visible Learning to North America and holds advanced degrees from several esteemed institutions. In recent years, she's collaborated with global leaders to drive sustainable change in education, blending behavioral and decision science with practical research implementation. Discover her insights, her upcoming book on Educator Wellbeing, and the future of education as we delve into her remarkable journey, all from her base in Thousand Oaks, California. Don't miss this inspiring episode on Coaching Conversations
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Join host Jim Knight in a captivating episode of Coaching Conversations as he sits down with Dr. Kim Richardson, a seasoned Professional Certified Coach (PCC) recognized by the International Coaching Federation. Dr. Richardson's remarkable journey includes roles as Chief Strategic Consultant for Keep Rising and Induction and Development Director for Hampton City Schools, Virginia.
In this episode, Dr. Richardson shares her expertise on cultivating certainty and autonomy in education. With a pulse on the ever-changing educational landscape, she guides us through strategies to nurture a sense of assurance amidst uncertainty. As an advocate for autonomy, Dr. Richardson reveals the transformative impact of allowing educators the freedom to innovate while providing essential guidance.
Dr. Kim is set to shine as a keynote speaker at this year's much-anticipated TLC Conference in Orlando, taking place from October 16th to 18th. Eager to learn more about the conference? Feel free to explore all the details at https://www.instructionalcoaching.com/tlc2023.
But that's not all – if you're looking to delve deeper into Dr. Kim's insights, don't miss the chance to enroll in the transformative Radical Learners course. Discover more and sign up at https://www.radicallearners.com/. Don't miss out on these exceptional opportunities to expand your horizons!
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Join Jim Knight and Brian Sepe in this enlightening episode of the Coaching Conversations podcast as they unravel the transformative power of the seven success factors for effective instructional coaching. From fostering strong partnerships built on trust and collaboration, to strategic planning, continuous learning, and data-driven decision-making, they explore how these factors lay the groundwork for impactful coaching experiences. Delve into strategies for providing crucial support, managing resistance, and creating a lasting positive impact through reflective practices and reciprocal relationships. Whether you're an experienced educator or just beginning your coaching journey, this episode provides a wealth of actionable insights to elevate your coaching game and revolutionize your approach to education. Tune in to discover how these success factors can empower you to make a profound difference in the lives of both educators and learners.
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In this illuminating episode of Coaching Conversations, join renowned education expert John Hattie as he unravels the transformative concept of Visible Learning. Back in 2009, Hattie introduced the groundbreaking meta-study, "Visible Learning," comparing the effectiveness of diverse elements impacting education. With an emphasis on determining the most potent strategies, Hattie reshaped how we approach teaching and learning.
Hosted by Jim Knight, a prominent figure in the instructional coaching landscape, this episode not only explores Hattie's pioneering work but also delves into Jim's experience working with instructional coaching groups. Together, they discuss the bridge between research and classroom implementation, spotlighting the challenges and rewards of integrating Visible Learning principles. If you're an educator, administrator, or passionate about effective education, tune in to glean insights that could shape the future of teaching, and in turn, student success.
In this captivating episode, Kamina Fitzgerald and Jim Knight come together to explore the transformative potential of education. Kamina's extensive experience across roles such as instructional coaching, mentoring, and educational leadership, combined with her doctoral research on curriculum effectiveness, underscores her dedication to relationship-building, instructional improvement, and student success. Joined by Jim Knight, a prominent figure in instructional coaching, they engage in a thought-provoking discussion on the vital role of meaningful connections and effective coaching in educational contexts.
Listen in as Kamina and Jim share insights drawn from their vast experience, offering actionable strategies for educators, coaches, and education enthusiasts alike. This episode provides a dynamic platform to learn about the profound impact of strong relationships on instructional practices, and how the collaborative efforts of coaches and educators can drive positive change, ultimately leading to enriched learning experiences for students.
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This has to be one of the most impactful conversations I’ve listened to as a coach. Practical, intellectual, stimulating, and genuine-thank you for the mental spark!
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Preparing to be a new coach, this site gives a lot of usable and actionable information. It’s a scary role to step into and so glad this podcast is out there to give me some good advice!