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How AI Coach by Edthena works

01 Analyze

Guided by the virtual coach’s personalized observation tips, teachers analyze their teaching videos with goal-aligned, timestamped comments.

02 Reflect

The virtual coach prompts teachers to reflect on their analysis and develop a near-term goal in their professional growth priority area.

03 Enact

Teachers develop an action plan to enact in the classroom with curated resources from the virtual coach.

04 Impact

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 experience that includes goal-setting and action planning.

Action-planning… included

Every coaching cycle includes implementing changes in classrooms

Unlimited professional learning

Teachers continually increase effectiveness by repeating the coaching cycle process

Dashboards and metrics

Admins can understand teachers’ progress while still respecting privacy (coming soon)

Reliable video recording & uploading

Any platform or device - even use videos from Chromebooks and Zoom-teaching.

Printable reflection log

Teachers can share the details of their coaching cycles with colleagues or admins

PD clock hours

Teachers receive clock hours documentation for each completed coaching cycle

Curated resources and on-demand advice

The AI Coach platform is trained by experienced instructional coaches and aligned to important professional skills. Teachers identify their priorities, and the system delivers customized coaching and resources. Content is regularly updated to ensure the recommendations stay fresh and relevant.

Checking for student understanding

Eliciting student thinking through questioning

Providing feedback to students
Positive teacher-student relationships


Clearly presenting and explaining content

Culturally responsive teaching

Managing student behavior

Facilitating group discussions

Classroom routines and procedures
Student:teacher talk ratio
Pacing, and more

A personalized, on-demand coaching process

AI-powered suggestions for your professional goals

Each teacher’s experience within the AI Coach platform is tailored to their own priority areas for professional growth. This means things like targeted look-fors when watching your videos and curated resources for researching next-steps.

The AI Coach platform delivers curated expertise aligned to common growth areas, and content is updated regularly.

Support areas include:
  • Checking for student understanding
  • Eliciting student thinking through questioning
  • Providing feedback to students
  • Positive student-teacher relationships
  • and many more

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.
- Lao Tzu

Are you ready to explore how Edthena helps you personalize teacher professional learning?

We believe strongly that technology can and should eliminate the barriers to effective teaching and curriculum implementation, while promoting a culture of growth and collaboration across classrooms.

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