November 2016 - Steve Barkley

Patience

I have written in an earlier blog about the need for teachers and school leaders to have a sense of urgency when it comes to addressing the needs of students […]

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Dialogic Listening

I recently had the opportunity to attend Jim Knight’s Teaching Leaning Coaching conference in Dallas, Texas. A special treat was an opportunity to join Jim on stage as we did […]

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Instructional Coaches’ Questions for Steve

I recently worked for two days with 175 instructional coaches in a large Texas district. It was a return following earlier training I had done for them. As part of […]

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Supporting Teacher Leaders

The role of teacher leaders is an important consideration as school leadership teams work to reach improvement plan goals. How do principals and instructional coaches encourage and support the growth […]

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