The Role of Instructional Coach in Professional Learning
If we teach today’s students as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.
Stage of Concern
Expression of Concern
I have some ideas about something that would work even better.
How can I relate what I am doing to what others are doing?
How is my use affecting learners? How can I refine it to have more impact?
I seem to be spending all my time getting materials ready.
How will using it affect me?
I would like to know more about it.
I am not concerned about it.
(Note that the Levels of Use may progress over YEARS of practice.)
Levels of Use
Behavioral Indicators of Level
The user is seeking more effective alternatives to the established use of the innovation.
The user is making deliberate efforts to coordinate with others in using the innovation.
The user is making changes to increase outcomes.
The user is making few or no changes and has an established pattern of use.
The user is making changes to better organize use of the innovation.
The user has definite plans to begin using the innovation.
The user is taking the initiative to learn more about the innovation.
0 . Non-Use
The user has no interest, is taking no action.
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