November 2019 - Steve Barkley

De-Privatizing Teaching

When Kim Cofino and Clint Hamada (Coach Better) interviewed me for a podcast, they posed this concern: .”..a lot of teachers have gotten used to the privatization of their classrooms […]

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Podcast: Teacher Cooperation and Collaboration

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at the difference between teacher cooperation and teacher collaboration. Read Zachary Herrmann’s article, “Cooperate or Collaborate?” […]

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Creating Opportunities to Develop Collective Teacher Efficacy

Collective teacher efficacy, when a staff of teachers believe that together they can inspire growth and change in their students, has the greatest impact on student achievement—even higher than factors […]

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Podcast: Teacher Autonomy & Coaching

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Jim Knight to discuss teacher autonomy and its importance to successful coaching. Read Jim’s […]

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Guiding Instructional Coaching with a Principal Partnership

I worked with a client to design some guiding questions and examples for a coach/principal partnership agreement. Here is an early draft: Initial Plan The outcome of an effective instructional […]

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Podcast: Getting Coaching Started

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at the process of implementing effective coaching. Watch Steve’s “Teaming vs. Franchising” video here.  Read Steve’s […]

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