education week - Steve Barkley

A Longer Term Focus- Building Resilience

Does thinking longer term as we plan for the next school year allow teachers to focus on building student resilience over a push to catch up on academic content under […]

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Reimaging School

In an interview with Learningforward, Jal Mehta, a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, shared the following: “The challenge with the pandemic is that, for a lot of […]

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Teacher Leadership and Vulnerability

Nancy Flanagan wrote a blog for Education Week examining a definition for teacher leadership. She included this picture from Twitter which I recall seeing and retweeting. Flanagan connected with the role […]

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A Look at Pre-Service and Student Teaching

How are colleges presenting this to student teachers? That question was raised several times as I worked with newly selected mentors in Rochester, New York. (See previous blog on Rochester’s […]

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Professional Learning Teams

During recent professional development work in two different districts I have been noticing increased teacher interest and willingness to explore a more collegial or team based approach to meeting student […]

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