A connected coach uses techniques like appreciative inquiry, essential questions, and other cognitive coaching and deep thinking methods to help individuals and teams self-actualize in online spaces. Connected coaches are the social artists that help people think deeply about the learning that is taking place in the shared online environment.
PLP eCourses attract participants from across the globe to learn and grow with one another. Over the next few weeks, we will feature interviews with current and past PLP eCourse participants. We’ll ask participants to share information about themselves, why they chose PLP eCourses and what they are up to professionally.
Sarah Blattner is a Powerful Learning Practice Connected Coach who recently completed the Connected Coaching eCourse. She dove in feet first and found the more she learned, the more she wanted to learn. The more she learned, the more she realized what she didn’t know or had not mastered, and the how her journey will be lifelong.
Connected coaches are skilled networkers and community builders, working in online spaces, who have a passion for appreciative inquiry and a strength based approach to improvement. Connected coaching takes advantage of new forms of collaboration; enables the building of deep and meaningful relationships through video, audio and images; encourages innovation through the possibilities that arise in diverse collaborations, and allows participants to enjoy sessions from the comforts of home.
“The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. The paths to it are not found but made, and the activity of making them changes both the maker and the destination.” –John Schaar So it is with Connected Coaching. Our grand destination, so to speak, a transformation of professional learning, increasing confidence and self-efficacy of educators worldwide. Our path– coaching in online spaces through an...