teaching - Steve Barkley

Changing Questions When Planning For Learning (Part 2)

In the previous blog, I described how a post written by JoAnna Haugen, the founder of Rooted, an organization with a focus on sustainable travel-related initiatives, led me to think […]

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Changing Questions When Planning For Learning (Part 1)

I follow a blog written by JoAnna Haugen, the founder of Rooted. Rooted’s mission is to responsibly document, support, celebrate, and share sustainable travel-related initiatives that prioritize local communities and […]

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Encouraging Teaching With Big Concepts

Two recent podcast conversations connected on the need to teach with big concepts. Both educators caused me to reflect back on this diagram from Grades K-12 Rebound: A Playbook For […]

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Podcast: Leading at All Levels Requires Focusing on the Environment

Just like classroom environment impacts student learning, school environment impacts staff learning and teaching. How does coaching assist teachers in understanding and influencing the environment and conditions that will support […]

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Passion in Teaching

In a SmartBrief post titled How to Build Workplace Passion, Naphtali Hoff identifies the importance of passion at work. “In today‚Äôs rapidly changing business environment, companies need passionate workers because […]

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Noise, Grades, and Evaluations

I had another one of those connecting insights moments while on my daily walk, listening to a podcast. I had been in a conversation earlier in the week with a […]

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