Month: December 2015


Getting to Know Kaela Delgado

Interview by Kristi Hemingway

Kaela Delgado has been with Inquiry By Design since its infancy. Her role in the company has evolved and changed with each season of growth, so she has experienced the work of Inquiry By Design from every angle. In her current role she makes Inquiry By Design known through various channels and makes sure that the schools and districts we serve are well taken care of. I chatted with her recently about her passion for literacy and […]

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Improving Our Practice: A Case For Coaching (Part 5)

For the final post in our Case for Coaching series, I will summarize one short section of The New Yorker article that inspired the series: Personal Best, by surgeon and author Atul Gawande. Gawande speaks with Jim Knight, of the Kansas Coaching Project. Knight started the Kansas Coaching Project in the belief that the quality of teaching is the number one factor for student success and that the best way to improve teaching is through coaching.

Élite performers, researchers […]

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Best Resource for Literacy Coaches!

We would like to introduce you to one of the most comprehensive literacy coaching resources available online: The Literacy Coaching Clearinghouse (LCC). The new version of the site is located on the NCTE connected community. Content from the original site can be accessed here.

Also, Dr. Krista Morrison (formerly McDaniel) our director of professional development, was interviewed by Nancy Shanklin, director of the LCC at the time, about building relationships between principals and coaches. At the time, Dr. Morrison was a […]

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