October 2013 - Steve Barkley

Teaching Students Learning Skills

As I work with school leadership teams and PLC’s establishing plans to reach student learning goals, we often explore what student behaviors are needed for students to learn or master […]

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Increasing Team Effectiveness

I just completed a retreat weekend with an organization/team that labeled themselves as dysfunctional. I decided I would use a Friday night after dinner presentation to set the stage for […]

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Effort from Interest and an Audience

In the September 2013 issue of Kappan, an article by Bergin, Bergin, Van Dover, and Murphy, Learn More: Show What You Know, explores how a program implemented at an elementary […]

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Identifying School Improvement Goals and Strategies

While working with principals and coaches to develop their plans for the coming year, I identified that very often items that were listed as school improvement goals were really more […]

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