beliefs - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Some Beliefs Behind Guiding Teacher Growth

Steve shares three beliefs that are a foundation for his work guiding school leaders as they focus on promoting continuous teacher growth: • There is no Mountaintop to Teaching • Teaching is a Team Sport • Teaching needs to be public with one’s colleagues Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

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Exploring Teachers’ Beliefs and Values

I have often discussed with school administrators, staff developers, and instructional coaches the need to explore teachers’ beliefs about teaching and learning in order to bring about a change in instructional practices. In earlier blogs I have connected to JoEllen Killion’s writing about HEAVY coaching where she stresses the importance of causing teachers to examine […]

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