professional growth - Steve Barkley

Is Teacher Agency in Professional Growth the Key to Effective PD? (Guest Blog, Ann Lautrette)

Ann Lautrette, the author of “The Co-constructed Classroom,” previously joined me in a podcast describing co-constructed classrooms where decisions about aspects of learning, planning, doing and assessing are made in […]

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Coaching, Teaching, and Learning Like an Innovator and an Entrepreneur

I stumbled across a TEDX video, titled The Power of Wonder: by Jeff Hoffman, who is a global entrepreneur, CEO, motivational speaker, author, and Hollywood film producer. He has been […]

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Acknowledging Discomfort as an Element of Growth

I recently posted an earlier blog I had written about being comfortable with discomfort on LinkedIn using this lead-in statement: I find it intriguing that teachers recognize that discomfort is […]

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Podcast: Compassionate Coaching

Kathy Perret and Kenny McKee join the podcast to share insights from their new book, Compassionate Coaching: How Educators Navigate the Barriers to Professional Growth. “Successful Coaching is a humanistic, […]

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Podcast: Expanding Instructional Coaching to a Culture of Coaching

What are the actions that school administrators and instructional coaches can take to support the building of a culture of coaching within a school? How does peer coaching embedded in […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Feedback for Your Personal Professional Growth

Like our students, teachers need “good informative feedback”  to support our continuous growth. Sherry St. Clair, experienced teacher, instructional coach, school administrator and author provided insights and strategies. Find out […]

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