books - Steve Barkley

Helping

Jim Knight’s new book, Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach for Dramatically Improving Instruction is my current airplane companion. I am just part way in and can already recommend it for coaches and teacher and administrator leaders. In addition to sharing his own insights and thinking, Jim provides extensive lists connecting the reader to other authors […]

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What Does Satisfactory Mean?… What Does it Tell You

In my last posting I noted that I am reading David Perkin’s, Making Learning Whole. In Chapter 5, Working on the Hard Parts, he examines the role of feedback in learning. He describes the problem with what he calls the hearts-and–minds theory: “Take it to heart, keep it in mind, and do better next time.” […]

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