student effort - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Teachers: Working with Students’ Pictures of Success

Student effort is critical to reaching maximum levels of learning success. Knowing and in some cases building pictures of future success is a key to motivating effort. Steve shares many examples of strategies teachers have implemented. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. PODCAST […]

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Teaching and Coaching Student Effort

I wrote the book Tapping Student Effort, Increasing Student Achievement, around a formula that reads effort times ability, focused on a manageable task, equals success. I found a lot of students were unaware of the formula. Many thought the formula was ability equals success. They had a tendency to look around the room and spot […]

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Podcast: Tapping Student Effort – Pictures of Success

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Tapping Student Effort: Pictures of Success.” Listen as Steve discusses how researching increasing student learning outcomes became the origin of his book “Tapping Student Effort: Increasing Student Achievement.” Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit […]

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Podcast: Teaching & Coaching Student Effort

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Teaching & Coaching Student Effort.” Listen as Steve discusses how his formula of Effort x Ability (Focused on a Manageable Task) = Success can be applied by teachers and coaches to find “continued payoff” for students. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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Teaching How to Learn and Succeed

 Often in my presentations with teachers, instructional coaches and leaders, I focus on the belief that our real goal is teaching how to learn our content rather than teaching our content. Instrumental music teachers know they can’t teach you to play the instrument, they can teach you how to learn to play. If the young […]

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