August 2009 - Steve Barkley

Differentiating Coaching

In the summer 2009 issue of The Journal of the National Staff Development Council, Gary Waddell presents a format for identifying the professional development/coaching needs of teachers.(Who’s That Teacher? Vol.30, […]

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Wows for Learning

In Wow! Adding Pizzazz to Teaching and Learning, I illustrate the power of teachers creating Wow experiences for their students….things that hook students …sparking their interest and attention to “what […]

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Orientation for Coaching

I had the opportunity to work with two school districts who are implementing new or reorganized instructional coaching positions. In Gallitin, TN (Sumner County Schools), Instructional Coaches will be working […]

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Opening School: Teachers and Students

August provides a great time to be thinking about the messages educational leaders want to be providing teachers and students as the new year begins. Consider the following thoughts from […]

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Mentoring and Coaching Administrators

I recently had the opportunity to provide some training and facilitation for Education Service Center Region XI in Fort Worth, Texas for their Administrator Mentoring Program. An outstanding group of […]

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