16 episodes

This podcast helps instructional coaches, teacher leaders, and school leaders improve their educators’ effectiveness and resilience, especially the ones who need it most by focusing on the mindsets and motivations that are at the source of unproductive behaviors. Each week, we’ll cover quick tips, strategies and coaching mindsets so that you can be on top of your coaching game.

Coaching the Whole Educator Becca Silver

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 13 Ratings

This podcast helps instructional coaches, teacher leaders, and school leaders improve their educators’ effectiveness and resilience, especially the ones who need it most by focusing on the mindsets and motivations that are at the source of unproductive behaviors. Each week, we’ll cover quick tips, strategies and coaching mindsets so that you can be on top of your coaching game.

    Episode 15 - How Coaches Dramatically Improve Your School's Grade

    Episode 15 - How Coaches Dramatically Improve Your School's Grade

    In this episode, Becca asks Dr. Deana to share her experience of starting a new position as a principal and only having 3 years to turn around the school. Dr. Deana found the relationship between her and her coaches to be the most impactful factor in causing the turnaround. She also shares ways coaches can help move out of a managerial role and back into a coaching role while getting the support from their principal.

    Dr. Deana's website
    Principal-Coach Alliance *new cohort starting soon*
    [FREE E-BOOK] Download my 17 Coaching Tips Ebook
    [FREE E-MAIL SERIES]  Teacher Growth Mindset Series


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    • 20 min
    Episode 14 - What's Missing From Your Coaching Cycles

    Episode 14 - What's Missing From Your Coaching Cycles

    Becca welcomes back Chad Ransom to the podcast this week to discuss what’s missing from coaching your cycle. In this episode, they discuss what needs to happen before a coaching cycle begins, why it needs to be that way, how to get down to the root cause of ineffectiveness and what the goal of a coaching cycle should really be. Check out the link below to be in the next cohort of the Principal-Coach Alliance. Registration only open until September 26!

    [LIMITED TIME] Principal-Coach Alliance
    [FREE WEBINAR] Happy Secret to Building Buy In *Sept 13 @8pm EST*

    • 17 min
    Episode 13 - The Most Impactful Type of Feedback

    Episode 13 - The Most Impactful Type of Feedback

    In education, we talk about the importance of teachers, coaches, principals, and students having a growth mindset. One aspect of operating under a growth mindset is regularly giving and receiving feedback. In this episode Becca shares five different types of feedback and the four ways in which the feedback can be given. You’ll get examples on how you can use them and learn the impact of not giving enough feedback. 
    [FREE DOWNLOAD] Feedback Cheat Sheet
    [FREE WEBINAR] Happy Secret to Building Buy In *Sept 13*
    [PROF DEVELOPMENT]  Whole Educator Live Workshops
    Let's Stay Connected!
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    • 8 min
    Episode 12 - Launching a School Year Where Teachers Thrive, Not Just Survive

    Episode 12 - Launching a School Year Where Teachers Thrive, Not Just Survive

    In this episode, I interview Brendalyn King, Executive Coach for school leaders and a previous school leader herself. We discuss how to look for signs of teacher burnout at the beginning of year, creating an extraordinary support system for educators throughout the school and how to be proactive in creating a school culture where your teachers thrive, not just survive.

    Have questions about The Whole Educator programs and services?
    Email hello@thewholeeducator.com.

    [BLOG] An Often Overlooked Alliance
    [FREE WEBINAR] Happy Secret to Building Buy In *Sept 13*
    [PROF DEVELOPMENT]  Whole Educator Live Workshops
    Let's Stay Connected!
    Instagram
    Twitter
    Contact Us

    • 13 min
    Episode 11 - How Perfectionism Diminishes Quality Teaching

    Episode 11 - How Perfectionism Diminishes Quality Teaching

    A common trait between many professionals in education is perfectionism. But is it actually something that we should be striving for? In this week’s episode, I share why we should help teachers move away from their perfectionistic mindsets and start embracing a "good enough" culture. How does your school define good teaching?

    [BLOG] Ditch the Ice Breakers
    [FREE WEBINAR] Happy Secret to Building Buy In
    [PROF DEVELOPMENT]  Whole Educator Live Workshops
    Let's Stay Connected!
    Instagram and Twitter

    • 8 min
    Episode 10 - Back to the Future Protocol

    Episode 10 - Back to the Future Protocol

    In this episode, I am chatting with special guest Mia Pumo, co-owner of Constructive Learning Design, about  how coaches and school administrators can start the school year intentionally to build a stronger school culture and relationships with teachers. Mia shares her transformative experience of using the “Back to the Future Protocol” with leadership teams to achieve the school goals in an unexpected way. Downloads available below for the Back to the Future Protocol.
    [FREE DOWNLOAD] Back to the Future editable framework and poster
    [FREE WEBINAR] The Happy Secret to Building Buy In

    Mia Pumo's Information:
    CoachFest Conference and Retreat
    Coach Academy
    Coaching as a School Leader

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    • 18 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Lottimiami ,

Great podcast

So easy to listen to and directly relate to the work I do!

#clauell21 ,

Great one!

This podcast is so authentic and actionable. I love how Becca shares her stories and how vulnerable she is. The length of the episodes is perfect! Any instructional coach should listen to this.

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