student behaviors - Page 2 of 2 - Steve Barkley

Peer Coaching and Professional Learning Communities

I was asked this week to provide a day of training for teacher leaders who facilitate professional learning communities within their district. The K-5 PLCs are grade level teams while […]

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Teacher Learning with a Purpose

I am often caught by the incongruity when leaders (including myself) miss the opportunity to model the model….when we forget to “walk the talk” ….when our behavior with staff doesn’t […]

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Student Beliefs And Student Achievement

Last week I had the opportunity to return to the Pride Academy in East Orange, NJ and spend time with staff as they prepared for the start of a new […]

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Looking at the System

I spent this week with two groups of educators determined to increase student achievement in their communities. I was part of Wood County, WV school district’s Innovation and Dropout Prevention […]

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Using Pre-Conference for Teacher Reflection

During coaching workshops this week I modeled pre-conferences several times. In each of the cases teacher reflection led to establishing an observation focus that the teacher did not have in […]

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