Our founder's latest book is out!
In this much-needed book, experts Emily L. Davis and Brad Currie draw on their extensive experience in coaching and instructional technology and provide concrete, research-based strategies to help coaches in their day-to-day role. Whether you’re beginning a coaching initiative or looking for practical insights on coaching in a variety of settings, including in groups and one-to-one, you’ll find the resources you need to overcome challenges and grow your coaching skills.
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Meet Brad Currie, Tech Request Co-Author
Looking for an expert in educational technology? Look no further than Brad Currie. Brad has been an educator for more than 18 years as a coach, teacher, and administrator. He currently serves as a Director of Planning, Research, and Evaluation for the Chester School District in Chester, New Jersey. Brad is the 2017 NASSP National Assistant Principal of the Year and part of the ASCD Emerging Leaders Class of 2014. He is the co-founder and co-moderator of a weekly Twitter discussion for educators called #satchat. Brad has authored five books including the newly released Tech Request: A Guide for Coaching Educators in the Digital World. He presents nationally on leadership, teaching, and learning in the digital era. Brad currently serves as an adjunct professor in Drew University's Graduate School of Education. He also is a Google Certified Trainer and supports districts in implementing Google Apps for Education. Connect with Brad by following him on Twitter @thebradcurrie or visiting his company website at www.evolvingeducators.com.
Learn more about Tech Request
- EdWeek: Technology Has No Impact on Teaching and Learning (April 2019)
- Class Tech Tips: Strategies for Coaching Educators in the Digital World (April 2019)
- ASCD Express: Tech Integration Comes Alive Through Coaching (February 2019)
- Aspire: The Leadership Development Podcast- Coaching to Enhance Growth (April 2019)
- 3Ps in a Pod: An Education PodCast-S6 Episode 14: Impacting Change through New Teacher Support with Dr. Emily Davis (Nov. 2019)
Also by Emily Davis
Making Mentoring Work
Making Mentoring Work is a practical guide for school leaders interested in beginning or enhancing their mentoring programs for new teachers. Readers can use the mentoring program rubric to pre-assess their program and then choose the chapters that correspond to areas of growth. Each chapter provides background research as well as practical steps and tools to make mentoring work in a school environment. At the end of each section, readers will find discussion guides that support program leaders in making the next steps; organizing conversations with stakeholders that will transform and streamline new teacher support programs; and increase new teacher retention and practice.