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Effective Coaching of Teachers: Completed Sample of the Fidelity Tool Worksheet
This document serves as an example of how an observer can complete the Fidelity Tool Worksheet. It is intended to be used in conjunction with several other tools:
Like any other educational innovation, the coaching of teachers must be used with fidelity in order to achieve its intended outcomes. Although fidelity is often thought of as adherence to the “key ingredients” of the innovation, it also includes aspects such as quality, responsiveness of the participants (e.g., coach responsiveness to teacher needs), and dose. This means that fidelity in coaching should continuously adhere to the effective practices of observation, modeling, delivery of performance feedback, and use of alliance-building strategies. Furthermore, coaching should occur with sufficient frequency and duration, ensure that teachers are engaged with the coaching session such that their needs are being met, and be of high quality. This document serves as an example of how an observer can complete the Fidelity Tool Worksheet. It is intended to be used in conjunction with several other NCSI coaching related tools.
The other resources you will need to use along side this are:
- Effective Coaching of Teachers: Fidelity Tool Rubric
- Effective Coaching of Teachers: Fidelity Tool Worksheet