4 Success Stories (and One Non-Success Story) From a Brand-New Instructional Coach (Featuring Jud Hartman)
Welcome to “Ask the Tech Coach,” a podcast for Instructional Coaches and Technology Integration Specialists.
In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff speaks with first year Instructional Coach, Jud Hartman to learn about how he is successfully bringing Project Based Learning and UDL into his brand new coaching program.
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This week’s question is:
Question Topic: How do you achieve “teacher buy-in” during your first few weeks on the job as an Instructional Coach?
How did Jud become a Tech Coach?
- Starting the year in a new position as a Tech Coach
- Meeting with the principal
- Having the freedom to “do your thing”
- Coaching Resources
- Dr. Ashley McBride – The EdTech Coaching Primer
- Dr. Monica Burns
- Katie Novak
- Catlin Tucker
- George Couros
- Being introduced as a Coach by all building principals
- How to create your 30-60-90 day plan
- Asking the principal “what do you want for your staff”
- Getting past Imposter Syndrome as a new Coach
- Bringing Project Based Learning into the PD Room and Classroom
- Building the perfect Coaching website www.DevelopwithJud.com
- Facing the adjustment of being a one-man-band
- Playing the role of the EDUTherapist
About our Guest: Jud Hartman
Jud Hartman is in his first year as an Instructional Technology Specialist and coaches approximately 130 teachers in his district. Before that, he taught 8th grade Science for 14 years, where he did Project Based Learning and Universal Design for Learning. Jud has a B.A. in Middle Childhood Education and an M.A. in Educational Leadership. He is an Apple Learning Coach, a Google Certified Educator, and currently working on his ISTE Certification. He will also be a lead presenter at FETC in New Orleans this January. Jud became an educator because he used to be the kid in class that sat there, bored, and thought, “There has to be a better way to do this?” Throughout his career, he has made it his mission to answer this question!
Links of Interest
- Website: https://www.developwithjud.com
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/DevelopWithJud
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCU0msvk4UMmbh2kLPPTYlZg
- YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MrHartmanScience
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