June 2012 - Steve Barkley

Exploring Teachers’ Beliefs and Values

I have often discussed with school administrators, staff developers, and instructional coaches the need to explore teachers’ beliefs about teaching and learning in order to bring about a change in […]

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Clues from Service Learning

As I waited in a principal’s office as she was called to one of several mini crisis, I looked through her office library for some reading material. I found a […]

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Assessing Coaching Plans

I have had the pleasure during the past two years to work with academic coaches and their principals in Valdosta City Schools, Georgia under the leadership of Scarlet Correll Brown, […]

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Food for Thought

I have just started reading, Thinking, Fast and Slow, by Daniel Kahneman.   I have had it recommended to me by several folks. The author explores two brain systems….One which is […]

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