PD for teachers - Steve Barkley

Student Paired Talk

During a recent PLC observation, where I was invited to provide coaching, teachers, their instructional coach, and principal were observing a video clip of a teacher’s writing lesson. In the […]

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Learning in Communities

I was invited to observe in the video production class of Pat Phillips, an instructor at the Career and Technical Education School in Bismarck, North Dakota. During a pre-conference and […]

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Changing Role For Teachers: Modeled By Coaches

In the March 2013 Educational Leadership,Will Richardson asked the question,”What do we mean by learning?” (Students First, Not Stuff page 10).     Richardson quotes Seymour Sarason (2004 And what […]

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Developing Intrinsic Motivation

In my use of backwards planning to gain student motivation, I am continually asking teachers to identify what student behaviors are needed to reach the student achievement that has been […]

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