July 2012 - Steve Barkley

Learning Communities

This week I had the pleasure to read an in-depth report on a project that I had worked on for several years. Building a Learning Community: A Tale of Two […]

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A Mental Model for Resistance in Coaching

Over the past two weeks I had two training sessions for new coaches. Both were multiple days and near the end the participants wanted to explore strategies and verbal responses […]

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It Takes a Team

I spent this week at the High Schools That Work Conference in New Orleans. As has been my experience for over 20 years, I met many dedicated middle and high […]

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Personal Learning

Will Richardson in a recent blog, Personalizing Flipped Engagement, has us consider the terms personalized, flipped, and engagement individually and then combined. First Richardson explores the difference between personalized and […]

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Attributes for Coaches

In Learningforward’s Summer 2012 copy of The Learning Principal, Valerie von Frank writes about coaching for principals. She includes the following list of attributes of effective coaches: Self-awareness: What drives […]

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