goals - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Evidence Feedback to Promote Educator Learning

When we are engaged in growing and learning as educators to reach a student success goal, reflecting on evidence gathered along the way is key both to the goal’s success […]

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Podcast: Increasing Teacher and Student Success With Goals

Cory Camp, the director of professional development for Sibme, joins Steve in exploring how instructional coaches can use goal setting to guide teachers’ continuous improvement. They explore how evidence and […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Motivating Learners with Future Focus

Studies identify that interventions that influence students’ beliefs about the relevance of school to themselves, their lives, and their society, can impact student academic tenacity and increase student success. Without […]

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Podcast: One School’s Experience With Hypothesis Focused Professional Growth Plans

  Why might, “what’s your hypothesis?” be a better question to ask than, “what’s your goal?” A business article suggested that hypotheses create more organizational learning.  Several schools have been […]

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Teacher Professional Goals

Several of the districts I am working with have a policy that requires teachers to set yearly professional growth goals. I have spent time with building and district leaders examining […]

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Podcast: Rethinking Goals as Hypotheses

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at the benefits of rethinking goals as hypotheses. Read the article, “Why Hypotheses Beat Goals” here. […]

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