teacher growth - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Confidence and Humility – Support Continuous Growth

Our “coachability” increases as we develop confident humility. Coaching leaders should be models of confident humility – continuously presenting themselves as learners. Continuous teacher growth requires teachers to be vulnerable […]

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Podcast: Increasing Dialogue and Reflection in Coaching Conferences

Reflection is key to teachers ongoing growth and empowerment. Too often, “quick feedback” misses the mark because of insufficient dialogue and therefore, too little reflection time. Steve shares some of […]

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Podcast: Personalized Professional Learning – Teacher Voice and Choice in Coaching

How do you personalize coaching conferences so that the teacher’s agenda is driving the process. Working from the teacher’s agenda and maintaining that focus builds trust and increases teacher’s vulnerability […]

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Podcast: Some Beliefs Behind Guiding Teacher Growth

Steve shares three beliefs that are a foundation for his work guiding school leaders as they focus on promoting continuous teacher growth: • There is no Mountaintop to Teaching • […]

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Hypothesis and Evidence: Words to Use In Professional Growth Plans

I have been working with several school organizations updating and examining their teacher professional growth plans. In each case leaders want to focus on maximizing the payoff in student success, […]

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Podcast: Evaluation or Coaching?

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Brianna Gray, Professional Practice Coordinator, as he ponders “Evaluation or Coaching?” Listen as Steve […]

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