April 2009 - Steve Barkley

Planning for High School Improvement

During the last few weeks I have been part of several conversations with High Schools engaged in redesigning themselves, some through small learning communities, to better meet the needs of […]

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Learning Style Differences

A recent posting of Science Daily, Physical Activity May Strengthen Children’s Ability to Pay Attention, reported the following: A professor of kinesiology and community health and the director of the […]

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Engagement and Effort

This past week I had the opportunity to work with educators around the concept of student effort as the key to student achievement at the Near East South Asia Council […]

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Coaching the Complexity of Teaching and Learning

In recent weeks I have had several opportunities to spend time coaching coaches. In these settings I often observe a pre-conference that the coach has with a teacher, observe the […]

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