4.2 When would you use instruction?
You are most likely to use this careful structured progression when coaches have limited knowledge of something and therefore you are breaking relatively new ground. It is often used to introduce new conceptual ideas or theories to a group.
Instruction as a teaching approach positions you in the role of guiding coaches through a series of sequenced steps while checking for understanding and giving them chances to show success.
It is also important that an over reliance on PowerPoint presentations is avoided.
In the following section you’ll move on to consider professional development within teaching and the potential insights you can apply to coach learning and development.