The AI Coach platform is trained by experienced instructional coaches and aligned to important professional skills. Teachers identify their priorities, and system delivers customized coaching and resources. Content is regularly updated to ensure the recommendations stay fresh and relevant.
Guided by the virtual coach’s personalized observation tips, teachers analyze their teaching videos with goal-aligned, timestamped comments.
The virtual coach prompts teachers to reflect on their analysis and develop a near-term goal in their professional growth priority area.
Teachers develop an action plan to enact in the classroom with curated resources from the virtual coach.
The virtual coach supports teachers to identify the impact of their action plan and learnings for future professional growth.
AI suggestions for new strategies
Personalized content aligned to each teacher’s professional goals
Teachers learn independently, guided by AI
A guided self-reflection that includes implementing changes in classrooms
Teachers repeat the coaching process throughout the year
Teacher conversations with the virtual coach are confidential
Dashboards and metrics
Admins can understand teachers’ progress while still respecting privacy (coming soon)
Reliable video recording and uploading
Upload from any platform or device, and even use videos from Chromebooks or Zoom-teaching
PD clock hours
Teachers earn a clock-hours certificate for each completed coaching cycle
Shareable reflection log
Teachers can collaborate with colleagues by sharing a PDF of their reflections
Each teacher’s experience within the AI Coach platform is tailored to their own priority areas for professional growth. This means things like tailored observation tips while watching their videos and curated resources for researching next steps. AI Coach by Edthena delivers curated expertise aligned to common growth areas for teachers. Support areas include:
Hear the story of a teacher who transformed his classroom management techniques after using Edthena tools, as shared with Harvard's Visibly Better project.
Learn how self-reflection helps teachers prepare for and action-plan after teacher collaboration time, for more classroom impact.
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