December 2014 - Steve Barkley

VIDEO: Teacher Actions & Student Behavior

This week, Steve Barkley ponders how teachers make the connection between their actions and student behavior.

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PD-Changing Or Not?

In an online post, Barnett Berry, reported that states and districts spend about $18 billion annually on professional development and that the funds are spent in highly fragmented ways, typically […]

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VIDEO: Classroom Behaviors by Grade

This week, Steve Barkley ponders the types of behaviors that coaches should focus on in elementary school versus middle or high school.

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Increasing Dialogue in Coaching Post Conferences

 I recently had the opportunity to observe several teacher coaching pairs as they made their initial foray into peer coaching after a single day workshop with me where they were […]

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VIDEO: Focusing on Teacher Behavior

This week, Steve Barkley ponders how coaches can help teachers focus on teacher behavior change before attempting student change.

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