Steve Barkley’s Books

Steve Barkley’s books are available in both electronic and printed formats, and make a great addition to your district’s resources – or your personal reference collection.

WOW! Adding Pizzazz to Teaching and Learning, Second Edition

WOW! Adding Pizzazz to Teaching and Learning, Second Edition
Stephen G. Barkley with Contributing Editor Terri Bianco, 2013
In this special book, you’ll learn how to make school experiences so outstanding that students, parents, and colleagues say, “WOW!”

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Instructional Coaching with the End in Mind, First Edition
Instructional Coaching with the End in Mind, First Edition
Stephen G. Barkley with Terri Bianco, 2011
Steve Barkley’s concept of “backwards planning” shifts the process of teaching practices, coaching, and professional staff development in significant and comprehensive ways. In this book, Steve provides guidance and insight into specific coaching skills, questioning strategies, and ways to work with principals and other administrators.

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Quality Teaching in a Culture of Coaching, Second Edition

Quality Teaching in a Culture of Coaching, Second Edition
Stephen G. Barkley with Terri Bianco, 2010
Steve provides a framework for incorporating a culture of coaching into your own educational environment. Step-by-step, this book outlines the why, who, what, and how of a sound coaching program.

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Questions For Life: Powerful Strategies to Guide Critical Thinking

Questions For Life: Powerful Strategies to Guide Critical Thinking
Stephen G. Barkley, 2009
Questions for Life provides an opportunity for teachers to recognize their own critical thinking processes – and deliver key insights to students from that knowledge and experience.

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Tapping Student Effort: Increasing Student Achievement

Tapping Student Effort: Increasing Student Achievement
Stephen G. Barkley with Contributing Editor Terri Bianco, 2007
In Tapping Student Effort, Steve offers a unique and easy-to-understand formula for student success. Put this formula into practice, and you’ll be thrilled at how it taps students’ effort and ability.

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