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The Role of Technology Coordinator as Coach. The impact on teaching practices and student performance Kathleen Covey. What is a technology coach?. Guides teachers in the use and integration of technology in their respective classrooms (Sugar, 2005)

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The role of technology coordinator as coach

The Role of Technology Coordinator as Coach

The impact on teaching practices and student performance

Kathleen Covey


What is a technology coach

What is a technology coach?

Guides teachers in the use and integration of technology in their respective classrooms (Sugar, 2005)

Trained to work with persons with varying levels of ability in technology.

Provides job-embedded professional development.


Roles of the coach

Roles of the Coach

Variety of undefined roles.

Monitor

Facilitator

Evaluator

Reviewer

Collaborator

Communicator


Characteristics of the coach

Characteristics of the Coach

People skills

Empathetic

Supportive

Ability to describe technology terminology in a nonthreatening way


National staff development council nsdc

National Staff Development Council (NSDC)

Coaches should make certain that their colleagues have the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure success.

Staff development must be results driven, standards based and job embedded.


Research review

Research Review

Partner with a University

Classroom observation

Technology integration specialists

Generation Yes www.genyes.org


Coaching models

Coaching Models

Virginia: ITRT and Technology Support Staff

Tennessee: Coach provides job-embedded PD

Arizona: Coach, Specialist, and observations

Pittsburgh, PA: Internships

Pennsylvania: Classrooms for the Future (CFF)


Purpose of the coach

Purpose of the Coach

To integrate technology effectively into the curriculum.

Develop professional learning communities.

Change instructional strategies to meet the needs of all learners.

Improve communication.

Increase data-driven decision-making

Improve student performance.


Four month pilot study

Four Month Pilot Study

50 technology projects – teachers rated 94% effective or very effective.

All teachers and administrators felt the program should continue.


Results of cff

Results of CFF

PSU Cohort two results


Microsoft peer coaching program

Microsoft Peer Coaching Program

Peer Coaching Website


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