February 2009 - Steve Barkley

Future Pictures Promote Effort

I recently presented at Southern Region Education Board’s(SREB) High Schools That Work (HSTW), Quality Teaching: Research Based Strategies That Work Conference in Hilton Head, South Carolina. The workshop was designed […]

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Effort and Work

I had the opportunity on a recent winter vacation get-a-way to read Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. I had read his two previous books The Tipping Point and Blink and enjoyed […]

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Knowing Students: Knowing Teachers

In my work with advisories and student effort, I am continuously identifying the need to KNOW students: from students needs for survival, belonging, power, freedom and fun to students’ learning […]

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Learning Communities

I just completed presenting at the winter conference of the Utah Association of Secondary School Principals in St. George, Utah. My session was titled “Leading Learning Communities” and focused on […]

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