Coaching with Powerful Interactions: A Guide for Partnering with Early Childhood Teachers
About the Book
This book—available in print and as an interactive, enhanced ebook—is an essential guide for all coaches and professionals who support the work of teachers. Read and hear from the authors and other coaches as they share information, guidance, reflections, and insight about coaching with Powerful Interactions. Both versions include access to 30 coaching videos.
Use this guide to
- Learn about your coaching stance and coaching practice
- Develop trusting relationships with the teachers you coach
- Promote positive changes in teachers’ practice
Whether you are a new or experienced coach, you can use this guide to build on your current strengths to make your coaching practice even more effective.
Note: Powerful Interactions is a trademarked term.
Judy Jablon is the founder and executive director of Leading for Children, a national nonprofit with the mission of providing the best possible early learning experiences for young children while creating environments where educators thrive. Through her writing, video production, and professional development experiences, Judy encourages early childhood educators to draw on their own wisdom to have more meaningful interactions and opportunities for learning.
Amy Laura Dombro’s work allows individuals and organizations to see and hear themselves and to embrace the idea that what they decide to say and do matters. Whether working with the creators of Blue’s Clues in its first seasons, documenting lessons learned of community leaders across the country with Families and Work Institute, developing the first materials for military families of babies and toddlers with ZERO TO THREE, or collaborating with the Bank Street Education Center and the New York City Department of Education to document the voices of family child care providers, Amy believes that listening to and learning from educators, families, and children is a vitally needed ingredient for the success of our shared goal to support the lives of young children and their families.
Shaun Johnsen is a television professional with over 20 years of experience in the field of education. Shaun is a co-owner of Murray Hill Studios, a NYC-based television and webcasting production studio, and uses his unique experiences as a producer, photographer, videographer, editor and musician to create rich, meaningful content.