July 2015 - Steve Barkley

VIDEO: Questioning Skills in Coaching

Steve Barkley ponders “Questioning Skills in Coaching.”

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Leadership Behaviors for Student Achievement

I listened to a video of How School Systems Improve, by Sir Michael Barber presenting at Harvard School of Education. While Barber was speaking to education policy makers, I thought […]

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VIDEO: Types of Coaching

Steve Barkley ponders “Types of Coaching.”

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Differentiated, Personalized, or Personal?

Personalized Learning A few years ago I decided to switch my word choice from differentiated to personalized learning. The switch was made because I found that some teachers were differentiating […]

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VIDEO: Communication Skills for Coaches

Steve Barkley ponders “Communication Skills for Coaches.”

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Building and Supporting Teacher Leaders

I recently had the opportunity to work with teacher leaders, instructional coaches, and school administrators in Iowa whose districts are part of the state’s Teacher Leadership and Compensation Program. The […]

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