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Podcast: Focus Teaching and Coaching on People – Not Averages

As teachers assess students’ current levels of skills and knowledge, planning ahead with acceleration rather than remediation is critical. Understanding learners is key and you cannot understand individuals while focusing on group averages. Coaches cannot plan for the “average” teacher. Watch Todd Rose’s video here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on […]

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Podcast: Focus On People Rather Than Subjects

What do we see and hear in a school when people are the focus rather than subjects? Why is now a critical time for a people focus? Leaders need to see teachers as people and all educators need to see students as people. Steve explores these concepts with Stephen Dexter, an upper school principal at […]

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