The ABC�s of Advising/Coaching by U3r19S3

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									  The ABC’s of
Advising/Coaching
      Lorie Inman
   Leadership Project
        TE 803
        4/20/01
  fter School


  It’s a fact of life that many clubs
either meet after school or plan after
           school activities.
us Rides
  They come with the territory, but
  they’re really not as bad as they
               sound.
ompetition
 It can be a great motivational factor.
isappointment

 Sometimes things don’t turn out the
 way you’d hoped or expected. Deal
       with it and move on.
xperience
    Coaching or advising is a great
  experience on many different levels.
un
     Don’t be afraid to have fun. Let the
      students see a different (yet still
          appropriate) side of you.
 rowth
Learning and growth can occur for
    both you and the students
    igh Hopes
Just like in the classroom, when you
expect the most of students they will
  rise to the occasion. When they
          don’t, see letter D.
nterest
     Find a club or sport that fits your
   interests. Both you and the students
   will be much happier in the long run.
uggling
   Find balance between the competing
            forces in your life.
now Your Limits
       Don’t over commit.
earning
     It doesn’t just happen in the
              classroom.
entor
 You set a good example for the
 students by giving your time to
        school programs.
etwork
  Advising a club is a great way to
connect with other teachers outside of
         your subject area.
pen Mind
  Be open to students’ suggestions.
        Don’t be a dictator.
erspective
  See your students in a new light.
uitting
Sometimes people leave. Move past
 the obstacles and stay on the right
                track.
esponsibilities
  Yes, it’s one more to add to your ever
   growing list, but it’s a worthwhile
         way to spend your time.
ervice
Advising or coaching is one of many
  ways you can give back to your
        school community.
   ime

  Something we all need in larger
quantities. Be ready to commit large
  chunks of time to your activity.
nderstanding
Patience and understanding will go a
 long way in working with students.
eto Power
    In the end, you’re the one who’s on
   the line if something goes wrong, so
        exercise your authority when
                 necessary.
inning
It’s exciting when it happens, but you
need to teach the students how to lose
      gracefully when it doesn’t.
anthic Acid=ROC(S)SH
     One of the bizarre things that
   someone in quiz bowl most likely
  knows. Be ready for the students to
      know more than you do.
ear-end Celebration

    Make sure to reward the students for
             a job well done.
ero
The amount of money you may make,
 depending on contract stipulations.
  Do it for the fun and experience.

								
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