Teacher Development - Steve Barkley

Podcast: The Impact of Knowing: Creating Opportunities to Ask & Listen

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve discusses how “knowing” can develop trust and opportunities among students and educators. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Announcer : 00:00 Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

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Matching Coaching Actions to Teachers’ Developmental Stages

To plan appropriate support that maximizes teachers’ continuous growth in guiding student success, instructional leaders should identify teachers’ current (individual) development stage or skill level. School leaders are well aware that teachers need to diagnosis student levels of skill and understanding before being able to design the most impactful learning options. Yet, professional learning and […]

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Strategically Planning for Teacher Development

As a school leadership team designs a plan for achieving school improvement goals, planning for teacher growth is often a component. Frequently missing from the planning is an assessment to decide “who needs what training and support?” Here is a process that I’ve found helpful. Begin by identifying a classroom where the desired learning and […]

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