September 2015 - Steve Barkley

Goals and Behaviors

The title of a TEDxTalks video recently caught my attention: If you want to achieve your goals, don’t focus on them. Reggie Rivers illustrates that goals are of little value […]

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Creating Innovators

I recently shared a blog  that reviewed  the preparation I had done to assist a staff in looking at how to build innovation into the  opening of a new high […]

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Grading, Learning, and Parents

In 1972 I was a teacher on the staff of a new K-8, open concept, multi-level, team-teaching, non-grading school. As we met with parents we would share in great detail […]

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Innovation and School

I was recently asked to explore innovation with the staff of a new high school as they prepared to start the first year in a new building with lots of […]

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