How to Start Your Private Peer Coaching Group

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    Frequently Asked Questions About Peer Coaching Groups

    Information on this page assumes that you have

    How Do I Know What to Get Help With in a Meeting?

    Choose whatever priority is most important to you now. You are the expert at
    what is most important to you. Do not worry about how small or large the priority

    How Do I Help a Group Member (Who is Getting Help Now)?

    You might ask the member who is getting help during the “Sharing Help”
    in the meeting, “What kind of help would be most useful to you now? Advice?
    Materials? Questions? Brainstorming?”

    How Do I Know What Actions to Take Between Meetings?

    The actions that you take (as a result of the help that you get from other
    group members) is up to you to select. However, it should be an action that
    is realistic to accomplish before the next meeting.

    General Resources

    About Facilitation
    About Meeting
    to Improve Your Listening Skills
    in Questioning
    Activities for Learning

    Forming Your Own Study Groups

    The above agenda for a support group could be slightly modified to form a study
    group, as well. During each member’s time in the meeting, he or she can get
    help, especially with understanding and applying the content from some source
    of expert knowledge about a topic, for example, a lecture from a class, a chapter
    from a book, or content from a podcast. Here is more information about forming
    study groups.

    Tips for an Effective Study Group
    How to Form a Study
    to Form a Successful Study Group: Tips and Strategies.
    To Create an Effective Study Group
    to Run a Successful Study Group

    Forming Your Own Coaching Group

    The above agenda could be modified to form a peer coaching group, as well.
    During each member’s time in the meeting, he or she can get help, especially
    in the form of thoughtful questions about the member’s perceptions, assumptions
    and conclusions.

    Guide to Coaching Groups
    Group Coaching 101
    Coaching: Benefits and Key Characteristics
    All About

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