Course Description

Dr. Nicki Newton

Dr Nicki has an Ed.M. and an Ed.D from the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College, Columbia University specializing in Teacher Education and Curriculum Development. She uses her strong understanding of curriculum to address the differentiated needs of all students in her work with teachers and administrators. Dr. Nicki builds upon current curriculum research and theory to provide practical, realistic 21st century strategies in today’s classrooms. Dr. Newton is greatly interested in teaching and learning practices around the world and has researched education in Denmark, Guatemala and India.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Module 1 Introduction

    • Math Coach M1

      FREE PREVIEW
    • General Overview of Coaching

    • Optional Readings about Coaching

    • Podcasts

    • Watch these videos on Coaching!

    • Assignment 1

    • Assignment 2: 3 Things to do

  • 2

    Module 2: Planning

    • Math Coach M2

    • Listen in about coaching!

    • The Coaching Cycle in Six Easy Steps

    • Assignment 2

    • More Reading about Coaching

  • 3

    Module 3: Virtual Coaching

    • Math Coach M3

    • Virtual Coaching

    • Optional Reading on Coaching and Social Media

    • Integrating Tech into Coaching

    • Assignment 3

  • 4

    Module 4: What every math coach should know!

    • Math Coach M4

    • Essential Readings

    • M1-Slide_22_DOK_Hess_Cognitive_Rigor

    • Dweck: The Power of Yet & More

    • Assignment 4

  • 5

    Module 5: Coaching a Growth Mindset

    • Math Coach's Toolbox M5

    • Growth Mindset Board

    • Assignment 5

  • 6

    Module 6: A Deeper Dive into Coaching Adults

    • Math Coach M6

    • Building Morale as an Instructional Coach

    • Transformative Coaching

    • Assignment 6

  • 7

    Module 7: The Coaching Continuum

    • Math Coach M7

    • Tools for Coaches

    • Observation Guide Example

    • Asking Reflective Questions

    • Assignment 7

  • 8

    Module 8: Coach as PD Provider

    • Math Coach M8

    • Strategies for PD

    • Assignment 8

  • 9

    Module 9: Coaching Classroom Environments

    • Math Coach M9

    • Reading about Coaching Classroom Environments

    • Different aspects of the classroom environment

    • Assignment 9

  • 10

    Module 10: Coaching Instructional Strategies

    • Math Coach M10

    • Instructional Practices Inventory

    • M10 Daily Math Thinking Routines

    • Assignment 10

  • 11

    Module 11: Coaching Mathematical Practices

    • Math Coach M11

    • Readings about the Mathematical Practices

    • Assignment 11

  • 12

    Module 12: Coaching Differentiation

    • Math Coach M12

    • Differentiating Math Instruction

    • Assignment 12

  • 13

    Module 13: Relationships Matter

    • Math Coach M13

    • Readings on relationships

    • More on coaching

    • Assignment 13

  • 14

    Module 14: Reflective Practitioner

    • Math Coach M14

    • Readings

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    • 40 hour work week

    • Taking a break

    • When you are hitting a wall...

    • Questions to think about!

    • Assignment 14

  • 15

    Module 15: Wrap Up

    • Math Coach M15