February 2008 - Steve Barkley

Teaching and Learning…Brain-Based

In earlier posts, I have spoken about the need to focus on the student behaviors that are most likely to produce the student achievement that teachers, administrators and schools desire. […]

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Exploring Beliefs in Practice

What follows is an email exchange I recently had with a coach who has been in several days of training with me and has spent time studying Questions for Life […]

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Mentoring and Student Achievement

I recently spent an afternoon with the mentor teachers at St Mary’s County Public Schools in Maryland. Prior to my presentation Jeff Maher, the director of professional development, reviewed the […]

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Growth Mindset and Effort

Another coaching colleague provided our “ponder question” for today. Hi Stephen, I am one of the reading teachers who has been attending your coaching sessions in Fairfax County, VA. The […]

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