September 2019 - Steve Barkley

Grades and Reliability

SCD Education Update posted an article, Are Grades Reliable? Lessons from a Century of Research, by Susan M. Brookhart and Thomas R. Guskey. I have always valued both authors’ insights […]

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Podcast: Hints for Instructional Coaches

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is interviewed about instructional coaching by his last podcast guest, Nicole Turner. Get in touch with Nicole: […]

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Is the Leadership Team a Team?

I have always felt that working with a team was a benefit. I believe today it is a requirement. The complexity of desired outcomes we are looking to produce can […]

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Podcast: Simply Instructional Coaching with Nicole Turner

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by author and instructional coach, Nicole Turner to discuss her experiences and work as an […]

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Hypothesis and Evidence: Words to Use In Professional Growth Plans

I have been working with several school organizations updating and examining their teacher professional growth plans. In each case leaders want to focus on maximizing the payoff in student success, […]

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Podcast: PLC+ With Nancy Frey & Doug Fisher

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Professors of Educational Leadership at San Diego State University, Nancy Frey and Doug Fisher […]

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