The Effect of Teacher Coaching on Instruction and Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of the Causal Evidence

@article{Kraft2018TheEO,
  title={The Effect of Teacher Coaching on Instruction and Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of the Causal Evidence},
  author={M. Kraft and David Blazar and Dylan Hogan},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  year={2018},
  volume={88},
  pages={547 - 588}
}
  • M. Kraft, David Blazar, Dylan Hogan
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology
  • Review of Educational Research
  • Teacher coaching has emerged as a promising alternative to traditional models of professional development. We review the empirical literature on teacher coaching and conduct meta-analyses to estimate the mean effect of coaching programs on teachers’ instructional practice and students’ academic achievement. Combining results across 60 studies that employ causal research designs, we find pooled effect sizes of 0.49 standard deviations (SD) on instruction and 0.18 SD on achievement. Much of this… CONTINUE READING
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