April 2012 - Steve Barkley

Critical Thinking and Creativity

Two weeks back I posted a blog on critical thinking and creativity which connects to an article I just read from Doug Reeves in ASCD’s  Express  where he examines “The […]

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Coaching and Professional Capital

I just returned from presenting at and attending the European Council of International Schools Leadership Conference in Vienna. My session was on Instructional Coaching. I had the opportunity to attend […]

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Creativity and Critical Thinking

I am preparing a workshop presentation for middle and high school teachers titled Teaching with and for Creativity and Critical Thinking.  The current writing regarding 21st  century  skills that are […]

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Resilience

While reading The Resilience Revolution: Discovering Strengths in Challenging Kids by Brendtro and Larson, I was introduced to the Circle of Courage model illustrating the basic needs for children: Belonging […]

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Distributing Leadership

I am currently reading a 2012 report from OECD, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Preparing Teachers and Developing School Leaders for the 21st Century: LESSONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD. […]

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