May 2014 - Steve Barkley

Confirmation Bias

I was introduced to the term confirmation bias in Jim Knight’s recent book, Focus on Teaching: Using Video for High Impact Instruction. Citing Heath and Heath (2013) in the book, Decisive, […]

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Data and Confirmation Bias

I wrote another blog that defined confirmation bias and how coaching and videoing can assist a teacher in reflective decision making in a manner that avoids seeking data that only reinforces existing […]

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Technology, Engagement, and Learning

I am at one of those spots in time where several of my experiences and readings are aligning. I continue to be amazed every time that happens, no matter that […]

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New Instructional Coaches

This week I was asked to join the #educoach chat on Twitter (Wednesdays at 9 pm Central) to be part of a conversation concerning starting out as a new coach. […]

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