Student-teacher relationships - Steve Barkley

Vulnerability to Build Risk Takers

I wrote about vulnerability in an earlier blog  and was reviewing my thinking this week as I prepared to work with principal and instructional coach partners in planning for student achievement and teacher success at their schools. One of the issues I knew I wanted to explore in our conversations was, “How do principal and […]

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Learning From Learning Walks

Last year I shared about the work that I was doing with Hisar School in Istanbul, Turkey.  At that time the leadership team was examining critical student behaviors that they felt were important to making desired increases in student achievement. Having selected the behaviors, they designed a learning walk instrument around these six areas: Learning Objective… […]

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Teacher Student Relationships

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the orientation for new teachers at North East Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas.  After the initial introductions and welcomes, the new teachers were enlightened by the words of Amy Ferguson. Amy is a teacher and Instructional Dean of Mathematics at Winston Churchill High School in […]

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