November 2008 - Steve Barkley

Resources for Coaching

I recently read Susan Brookhart’s book, How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students, published by ASCD (2008). The focus is feedback that comes from a teacher to a student […]

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Live Event Learning and Thinking

This week my learning was prodded and extended by my colleagues… I received the following note from Terri Bianco who is the writer I’ve work with on all the books […]

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Multi-Age Groups: American School Barcelona

In a blog posting , May 18,2008, I shared my views on the benefits of multi-age student groupings. While presenting at the Mediterranean Association of Independent Schools Conference in Madrid […]

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Reframing

I’ve had another one of those weeks where my reading and experiences connected! Readings:First, I read Dennis Sparks writing in Phi Delta Kappa’s Leading through Learning publication, “The Importance of […]

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Optimism and The I Can’t Funeral

In Wow! Adding Pizzazz to Teaching and Learning , I shared the story of Jacquelyn Sweetner Caffey, a remedial reading teacher who conducts last rites for the Late Mr. I […]

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