July 2010 - Steve Barkley

Planning First Day

Recently I was providing leadership skills training for teachers who facilitate professional learning communities at their school. We examined how Questions for Life could be used to create questions that […]

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Thoughts on Linchpin

Thanks to a recommendation from a district staff developer I just finished reading Linchpin: Are You Indispensible? by Seth Godin . I’m recommending it for your reading. Here are a […]

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Coaching With R E S T

My writing partner, Terri Bianco , and I are working on a new book on instructional coaching. We’re writing to provide insight and skills to instructional coaches and to administrators […]

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Professional Learning Teams

During recent professional development work in two different districts I have been noticing increased teacher interest and willingness to explore a more collegial or team based approach to meeting student […]

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