middle school - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Parents: Communicating With Your Youngster’s Teachers

Parent, teacher, and author Crystal Frommert, shares her thoughts on building the parent/teacher partnership from the parents’ perspective. That partnership is important to maximize a student’s success in school. When […]

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It’s A Small World

TEXAS Last February, I shared a blog about the Leander Independent School District in Texas where staff have focused their professional development, PLCs, and  classroom observations around seven critical student […]

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Daniel Pink on the Surprising Science of Motivation

I recently met with a PLC consisting of 3rd 4th and 5th grade teachers early in their school year. The group was struggling with two new district/building policies put in […]

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Middle School Advisory

I was recently asked to facilitate a middle school (grades 6, 7, 8- 720 students) leadership team as they developed plans for a newly implemented advisory program. They had decided […]

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