Being a successful instructional Leader, Mentor & Coach..

 

Sounds like:

Loud learning
Constructive feedback
Open to new, and sometimes crazy, ideas
Use same language
Encouraging
Ability to give feedback
Clarifies information
Funny
Shares without expecting compliance
Authentic communication
Thoughtful
Supportive
Be heard “not spoken for”

 

Feels like:

Collaboration
Flexible to ideas
Team member
Approachable
Open to learning/sharing/thinking
Risk-taking
Supportive
Compassionate
Allowing for individualization
Inclusive of new ideas
Responsive to feedback
Growth mindset
Making an impact in learning
Easy-going
Confidence building
Constructive feedback
Flexible
Teamwork
Safe to share ideas

Looks like:

Transparent/open communication
Shared resources
Allows for experiments and mistakes
Role modeling
Hands-on / Group work
Passionate about learning
Team approach
Learning from each other
Clear expectations
Balance between structure and freedom
Allows for personal style / creative freedom
Has respect for partner as equal
An engaged learner themselves

Prompts or questions to encourage collaboration.

Listen to conversations about relevant and engaging educational topics to challenge your thinking.

Books to read to build your professional capacity as a leader, mentor and coach.

Discover the art of coaching in your leadership role. Stay tuned to the RVS PL Registry calendar for upcoming events. 

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