Impact of Coaching
In early childhood education settings, coaching can be a critical link in effective professional development, helping teachers, administrators, and other early childhood service providers translate new learning into practice. This chart shows the potential impact of coaching on the transfer of training.
|PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMPONENT||% TRANSFER|
|Theory + Demonstration||10%|
|Theory + Demonstration + Practice||20%|
|Theory + Demonstration + Practice + Feedback||25%|
|Theory + Demonstration + Practice + Feedback + Coaching||90%|
Source: Joyce, B. & Showers, B. Student Achievement Through Staff Development.
New York: Longman, 1988