5 Ways For Instructional Coaches to Recharge after 3 LONG Years

Supporting Coaches during the Summertime

Welcome to “Ask the Tech Coach,” a podcast for Instructional Coaches and Technology Integration Specialists.

In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Susan welcome Danielle McGee as we have a conversation about recharging as a coach after a challenging year.

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This week's question is:

It’s been a long 3 years for many Instructional Coaches … what is the best way to relax and recharge for a new and challenging school year?

Weekly Topic

  • SEL – What is it?
    • How do we become self-aware of our own wellbeing?
      • Allow yourself to take the time to be aware of yourself and your own wellbeing
      • Self-reflection – How are feeling about____?
      • Goals for yourself as a coach/educator
    • How do we manage our own stress levels and emotions while on the job?
  • In what ways can we use this summer to recharge?
    • Downtime
    • Conferences
    • Podcasts
    • Family Time
    • Cleaning the Inbox
  • Coaching Activities in the Summer
    • ISTE
    • Instructional Coaches Network
  • What might it look like in class, hallways, cafeteria, afterhours….
  • How you can incorporate SEL into your school, classroom & your personal life

About our Guests

Danielle has almost 20 years in the technology and education field, with focuses geared towards information technology, education, security, and data management. She’s served several K12 school districts, Higher Ed, and corporate organizations as a professional development trainer and consultant. She currently serves as a Learning Technologies Administrator for the Education Technology Services team at Harvard and is the founder of Scared Sheetless, where they’re taking the fear out of EdTech.

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