Coach Involvement

Guiding principles of coach involvement

  • Kids do the work to find solutions with guidance from coaches and mentors.
  • Coaches and mentors don't have all the answers; we learn together.
Setting up for Aha

Getting in the right frame of mind

The key to coaching in FIRST LEGO League is guiding your team while letting the kids do the work. Sometimes the balance can be tricky. View this slide deck for tips on how to approach coaching with the right mindset. Make sure to open the file to see the speaker notes.

What should you do?

This slide deck reviews what the coach should contribute to the team and what the kids should be getting out of it. Make sure to open the file to see the speaker notes.

coach involvement

Parts of this page were inspired by the presentation “Before the Aha Moment” by Lisa Highfill, Teacher/Instructional Coach, Pleasanton Unified School District