Effective Practices for Coaches

This module is the first in a series on coaching, a form of professional development for teachers who work in the kindergarten-12th grade setting. Module 1 addresses the four practices coaches can use to improve teaching and student learning. These practices include observation, modeling, providing performance feedback, and using alliance-building strategies.

Navigating Evidence-Based Practice Resource Websites Online Module

How do you know if an intervention, program, or practice is likely to be effective with a particular subgroup of students? What resources are there to help school, district, and State leaders identify and select evidence-based practices (EBPs)? EBPs play an increasingly prominent role in Federal education policy. In both State Systemic Improvement Plans (SSIPs) and provisions in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), States are being asked to implement practices and programs that have evidence of effectiveness.

Summary of Tiered Interventions in High Schools: Using Preliminary ‘Lessons Learned’ to Guide Ongoing Discussions Training Module and Contextual Factors Planning Template

This training module was developed to support educators wishing to understand the essential components of RTI and apply them in high school. The presentation summarizes what the HSTII collaborative learned about tiered intervention implementation in high schools and includes a handout to facilitate discussions about high school tiered interventions with school staff.