June 2018 - Page 2 of 2 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: The Coach Approach to School Leadership

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Jessica Johnson (@PrincipalJ), Shira Leibowitz (@shiraleibowitz), and Kathy Perret (@KathyPerret), authors of the book “The Coach Approach to School Leadership: Leading Teachers to Higher Levels of Effectiveness”. Find out more and get the book here: http://www.coachapproach4schools.com/ Subscribe to the […]

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Five Core Communication Skills for Student to Student and Teacher to Teacher Dialogue

Author, Jeff Zwiers and Contributer Marie Crawford identify five communication skills that we should strategically teach and coach our students to develop in their book, Academic Conversations: Classroom Talk That Fosters Critical Thinking and Content Understanding. They are: Elaborate and Clarify Support Ideas with Examples Build On and/or Challenge Ideas Paraphrase Synthesize As I explored the importance of […]

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