Coaching

2019-20 Coaching Impact Report

We want to celebrate the growth of educators in e2L partner districts, so we offer you this: 2019-20 Coaching Impact Report. We have compiled, analyzed, and summarized the coaching and growth data available in eSuite from the 2019-20 school year…

3 Things Every Teacher Needs Right Now

Under normal circumstances being a teacher is hard, but in the face of a global pandemic that causes rolling school closures, it feels downright impossible. Educators across the country are scrambling to do their very best to make sure our…

Continuing the work of equity

Over the past few weeks, I have been so inspired and honored to read and watch so many of our partner districts state their commitment to fighting against racism. It is readily apparent to me that these were more than…

Finding Meaning Admist Darkness

                By Christin Leggett As an educator and military spouse, I often find myself looking for an explanation for our life’s purpose. After all, those living a similar gypsy lifestyle are all too…

How Teacher Coaching Transformed My District

When the pandemic disrupted in-person learning in the spring of 2020, Pampa ISD leadership knew the district needed a new, scalable instructional coaching model to better support their teachers and students. So, they turned to engage2learn. Pampa ISD Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Abby Hancock tells their story.

How to Add 13 Years to Your Life

      by Shannon Buerk, Founder, and CEO of engage2learn.   Plato Said It Best Distraction and lost productivity in the workplace have many harmful consequences, including added stress, longer working hours, and low morale. Acclaimed public speaker, Brendon…

How We Work Ourselves Out of a Job

We Don’t Want to be Your Partner Forever Most companies don’t start off New Business Development meetings with “Our goal is to work ourselves out of a job.” However, at engage2learn (e2L), our greatest desire is to see our partners…

Lesson Planning Today for Accelerated Learning Tomorrow

Pandemic-related disruptions in learning likely mean that the students coming to you next year might be at very different stages of mastery and engagement. But don’t worry! By lesson planning with differentiation, autonomy, and the learner at the center, you’ll be equipped to meet each student where they are and set them on a path toward mastery.

Mitigating Learning Loss: It’s About Time

Every ed leader I talk to is beyond weary with the never-ending challenges of a shifting landscape in this highly-irregular, pandemic-driven ‘20-’21 school year. The Herculean and persistent efforts of educators everywhere are so impressive, yet, despite these efforts, the…

Preparing for the Virtual Classroom

Our educational system is experiencing an unprecedented time. Most districts in the U.S. have been advised to prepare for temporary school closures and, in some cases, for the remainder of the school year. Teachers are being asked to create lesson…

Taking the engage2learn Learning Model Districtwide

Engage Learning is thrilled to be partnering with both Duncanville ISD and Harlingen CISD as they take the vision for project-based learning across their districts.  Knowing that PBL increases student engagement, attendance and achievement, the leadership in these two visionary…

The A,B,C’s of (Real World) Success

By Ryan Pflughaupt It was a chilly January evening in a small, rural district in South Texas where community stakeholders gathered to provide district leaders with valuable feedback concerning the expectations they had for their children’s school experience. Also assembled…

The Four Tendencies and Training

By Jamie Zertuche and Ashley Guadarrama You are about to embark on a training journey! This training will be different. It will not be as teacher-directed as most training environments. You will be asked to self-assess, set goals, take risks, and…

The importance of executive coaching

Too often we hear that school districts struggle to recruit and retain stellar educators. After all, it’s teachers in the classroom who influence student achievement and growth – we need to invest in stellar teachers. So why do great teachers…

The Long-Term Benefits of Comprehensive Coaching

Background Developing an innovative learning experience with a focus on comprehensive literacy development in classrooms district-wide is changing the trajectory of students’ lives and producing a more literate community as a whole in Mesquite ISD, a mid-sized urban school district…

The Secret to Effective Coaching

Lauren Hurt-Ashwin is the e2L Growth Catalyst and her primary responsibility is to provide leadership development to our team of e2L Certified eGROWE Coaches and our district partners. Our district coaches express how Lauren has made a direct impact on…

What It Means to Have a Growth Mindset

We talk a lot about growth mindset at e2L. But what exactly is a growth mindset? And how do you accomplish the more daunting task of developing a growth mindset? What is a growth mindset? Author and professor Carol Dweck…

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