The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation

  • 10h 29m 46s
  • Elena Aguilar
  • Gildan Media
  • 2019

This practical resource offers the foundational skills and tools needed by new coaching educators, as well as presenting an overview of the knowledge and theory base behind the practice. Established coaches will find numerous ways to deepen and refine their coaching practice. Principals and others who incorporate coaching strategies into their work will also find a wealth of resources.

Aguilar offers a model for transformational coaching which could be implemented as professional development in schools or districts anywhere. Although she addresses the needs of adult learners, her model maintains a student-centered focus, with a specific lens on addressing equity issues in schools.

In this Audiobook

  • Chapter 1 - How Can Coaching Transform Schools?
  • Chapter 2 - What is Coaching?
  • Chapter 3 - Which Beliefs Help a Coach Be More Effective?
  • Chapter 4 - What Must a Coach Know?
  • Chapter 5 - Beginning a Coaching Relationship: How Do I Develop Trust with a Coachee?
  • Chapter 6 - The Exploration Stage: What Do I Need to Know at the Outset?
  • Chapter 7 - Developing a Work Plan: How Do I Determine What to Do?
  • Chapter 8 - Listening and Questioning
  • Chapter 9 - Facilitative Coaching Conversations
  • Chapter 10 - Facilitative Coaching Activities
  • Chapter 11 - Directive Coaching Conversations
  • Chapter 12 - Directive Coaching Activities
  • Chapter 13 - Technical Tips and Habits of Mind
  • Chapter 14 - Reflection and Assessment: What's Next?
  • Chapter 15 - What is Professional Development for Coaches?


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