November 2015 - Steve Barkley

Feedback from Coaching

Joellen Killion and Learningforward have produced a great resource for instructional coaches and school leaders. The Feedback Process: Transforming Feedback for Professional Learning   provides ways to examine and improve […]

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Resilience in the School

Barbara R. Blackburn posted 3 Strategies for Building Tween Resilience on the MIDDLEWEB (10/28/2015). “Resilience is the ability to effectively handle pressure and to overcome failure. It is a characteristic […]

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A Culture of Coaching (Part 2)

My previous blog ended with this paragraph: It’s important that principals’ work with instructional coaches to extend the coaching culture in a school. That culture increases the impact that the […]

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A Culture of Coaching (Part 1)

The first book that I wrote about coaching was titled, Quality Teaching in a Culture of Coaching. The title was purposeful as I wanted to communicate that coaching was not […]

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Announcing Skype Sessions with Steve Barkley

For over 35 years, Steve Barkley has delivered on-site training, coaching, and consulting to thousands of educators around the world. Unfortunately, availability and finances have prevented many others from inviting […]

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Urgency in Leading, Teaching, and Learning

My recent reading lead to two articles that had me reflect on classroom observations where I was examining teaching and learning. In the August 2015, JSD Learning Forward Journal, Jennifer Hindman, Jan […]

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