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Instructional Coaching


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Biancarosa, G, Bryk, A.S., & Dexter, E.R. (2010). Assessing the value-added effects of literacy collaborative development on student learning. The Elementary School Journal, 111(1), 7-34.

Devine, M., Meyers, R., & Houssemand, C. (2013). How can coaching make a positive impact within educational settings? Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 93(21), 1382-1389.

Howley, A., Dudek, M., Rittenberg, R., & Larson, W. (2014). The development of a valid and reliable instrument for measuring instructional coaching skills. Professional Development in Education, 40(5), 779-801.

Killion, J., Harrison, C., Bryan, C., & Clifton, H. (2012). Coaching matters. Oxford, OH: Learning Forward.

Knight, J. (2009). Instructional coaching. In J. Knight (Ed.), Coaching: Approaches and perspectives (2nd ed.) (pp. 29 - 55). Corwin.

Knight, J., Elford, M., Hock, M., Dunekack, D., Bradley, B., Deshler, D. D., Knight, D. (2015). Three steps to great coaching. JSD: The Learning Forward Journal, 36(1), 11-18.

Kraft, M. A., Blazar, D., & Hogan, D. (2018). The effect of teacher coaching on instruction and achievement: A meta-analysis of the causal evidence. Review of Educational Research, 88(4), 547–588.

Luebeck, J., & Burroughs, E. (2017). A research journey through mathematics coaching. Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 46, 152–162.

Pomerantz, F., & Pierce, M. (2019). "When do we get to read?" Reading instruction and literacy coaching in a "failed" urban elementary school. Reading Improvement, 56(2), 89–106.

Robertson, D. A., Padesky, L. B., Ford-Connors, E., & Paratore, J. R. (2020). What does it mean to say coaching is relational? Journal of Literacy Research, 52(1), 55–78.

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