June 2011 - Steve Barkley

Open School with a WOW!

When presenting at the Wow Academy for Pioneer RESA in GA. I met Julia Mashburn (principal) and Page Arnette (assistant principal) at Riverview Elementary School in Dawsonville, Georgia. They shared […]

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Observing Students… Assessing Teachers

I am busy preparing for a presentation I will be doing in July at the High Schools That Work Conference in Nashville, TN Here is the workshop descriptor: What can […]

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The Work of Instructional Coaches

A district office recently asked me to spend a day with principals and instructional coaches to examine their current coaching practices and establish a new job description and focus for […]

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Personalized Learning

The New Jersey Department of Education has a pilot program around personalized student learning plans that uses the following definition: “A formalized plan and process that involves students setting learning […]

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