August 2010 - Steve Barkley


I am on the “opening day” tour that I take part in every fall…working at schools with teachers during a pre-service day or week prior to students returning from summer […]

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With all of my flying time I recently had the chance to read Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It by Kelly Gallagher. Readicide had […]

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Assessment and Differentiation

Two weeks back I featured Steve Sassaman’s work on Co-operative Learning that he presented at the High Schools That Work Conference. This week another colleague, Penny Jadwin, shares her work […]

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How To Effort…How To Study

My most recent read is Whistling Vivaldi And Other Clues to How Stereotypes Affect Us by Claude Steele. I had the pleasure to attend a presentation by Steele years ago […]

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Cooperative Learning

Along with several of my colleagues at Performance Learning Systems (PLS), I had the opportunity to present professional development workshops at the national SREB, High Schools that Work Conference in […]

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