student learning - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Switching Students’ Focus From Grades to Learning

Many teachers get frustrated with students’ questions such as, “Does this count in my grade?” or “What can I do for extra credit?” Middle school math teacher, Crystal Frommert, shares […]

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Another Look at Practice, Performance, and Learning

A post by Dan Meyer sent me back to review some earlier reading and writing I had done around the topic of practice to increase fluency. In Math Practice Isn’t […]

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Pioneering Gratitude-Based Learning & Innovation

I have enjoyed several conversations with Adam Fishman around his work with gratitude-based curiosity conversations and was delighted when he agreed to share a blog. Enjoy and consider exploring the […]

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Podcast – Strengthening Teacher Professional Learning: PLC’s and Coaching

A paper from the Research Partnership for Professional Learning identifies the “what and how” from studies exploring teacher learning impacting student learning. The findings around teacher collaboration and coaching point […]

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Podcast: PLCs That Empower Teachers

Most instructional coaches have a role in the work and learning of PLCs at their schools. Many coaches ponder the best role to play. How do the coach’s actions in […]

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Cultivate Active Listening…Through Notetaking!

Guest Blogger: Liza Garonzik I had the opportunity to record two podcasts with Liza Garonzik, the founder of R.E.A.L. Discussions. She provided great strategies around how we can have students […]

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