sherry st. clair - Steve Barkley

Coaching for Teacher Agency

In a recent book, Grades K-12 Rebound: A Playbook For Rebuilding Agency, Accelerating Learning Recovery, and Rethinking Schools, authors Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Dominique Smith, and John Hattie dedicate a chapter to educator agency. The authors point out that when we don’t see the link between our efforts and the impact that they have, our […]

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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 what she identifies and the most important source. Visit Sherry’s website here. E-mail: Sherry@reflecttolearn.com Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion fatigue is usually attributed to those who work in the medical field and emergency first responders. But teachers who often hear or observe what a student is going through or have students turn to them for help, can also experience compassion fatigue. Beginning this fall, many teachers were on the frontline in a different […]

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Guest Blog: Coaching with Humility by Sherry St. Clair

I recently had the opportunity to have several conversations with Sherry St. Clair, the author of Coaching Redefined: A Guide to Leading Meaningful Instructional Growth. Sherry is a strong promoter of the need for school leaders and coaches to support teachers as they tackle the challenges of maximizing student success. Here she shares her thoughts […]

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Podcast: Supporting Teachers’ Social-Emotional Needs

Sherry St. Clair, the author of Coaching Redefined, shares five focus points for school leaders to develop environments and relationships that build social and emotional wellness.  Examine how a listening tour might be a starting point. Visit the Reflective Learning website here. Find Sherry’s book, Coaching Redefined here. Get in touch with Sherry: Sherry@reflecttolearn.com Subscribe […]

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