January 2015 - Steve Barkley

Value, Expectancy, and Motivation

This formula for motivation caught my interest due to my work with tapping student effort: Expectancy x Value = Motivation  The relationship between expectation and value is “multiplicative” rather than […]

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Teaching as a Team Sport

I often describe that I was vaccinated into seeing teaching as a team sport. As a college senior I entered a unique program that allowed me to spend an entire […]

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Coaching and Empathy

I often explore the role of vulnerability in coaching relationships. I need to make myself vulnerable with my coach for me to gain maximum growth from coaching input. As a […]

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Building Students’ Success

Steve Mintner, a science educator and teacher trainer colleague, has had some amazing success with increasing student achievement. In spite of some very challenging circumstances where there were zero prerequisites, […]

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