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Podcast: Reflecting on Scaffolding

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Reflecting on Scaffolding.” Listen as Steve discusses the level of structure and guidance, or “scaffolding”, needed […]

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PLCs and Coaching

Working with the staffs at Jollyville Elementary and Live Oak Elementary in Round Rock, Texas, we explored the work of PLCs and how peer coaching might positively impact teacher and […]

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Which Model of Coaching Is The Right Choice?

This past week I was asked this question in two different settings. A possible future client was interviewing me on a phone call to explore “the fit” for me to […]

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PLCs Working on Student Motivation

I was recently asked to facilitate a high school staff who had been working in PLCs that were department centered around curriculum and assessment. I was given a request to […]

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It’s A Small World

TEXAS Last February, I shared a blog about the Leander Independent School District in Texas where staff have focused their professional development, PLCs, and  classroom observations around seven critical student […]

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Academic Optimism

I mentioned in the last blog that I was reading Bryan Goodwin’s Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success. I was introduced (p.121) to […]

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