June 2016 - Steve Barkley

Building Trust and Holding Difficult Conversations

The topic of trust often surfaces when I am providing training in school systems where instructional coaching or mentoring programs are being introduced. Most participants describe the need to build […]

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Coaching from Teachers’ Agendas

In my training workshops on coaching skills I stress the importance of coaches knowing the teacher’s agenda…. the beliefs, values, and thinking behind the teacher’s decision making. What are the […]

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Coach as Change Agent

I am pleased, through skype connections, to be working with coaches and administrators at ISG, a unique non-profit district of 7 schools in Saudi Arabia. ISG is one of the […]

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Time to Explore Learning

A recent message on twitter sent me to a blog, (My Time at BIG),  written by Aren Buresh, a high school senior enrolled in Iowa BIG,  a partnership of the […]

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