The Certified Coach program is aimed at supporting teacher groups including Innovators, Late adopters, Early adopters, and Laggards, as defined by Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation.
- Late adopters
- Early adopters
- All of these
The correct answer is: All of these
Explanation: The Certified Coach Program is designed to assist educators across the entire spectrum of adoption, from early innovators to late adopters and laggards. This approach is rooted in the understanding that effective integration of innovative instructional tools and strategies into classrooms requires a transformation in coaching and teaching practices. By focusing on all educators, the program aims to achieve systemwide transformation, ensuring that innovative practices are not confined to isolated cases but are spread across all classrooms to improve student learning opportunities. This inclusive approach aligns with Dr. Everett Rogers’ theory that innovation adoption follows a bell curve in any group.
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