teams - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Coaching Co-teaching Teams

Dr. Andrea Honigsfeld, a researcher and consultant with co-teaching experience and expertise, joins Steve to explore how instructional coaches and administrators can support co-teaching teams. Her analogy of co-teaching teams as an arranged marriage generates interesting reflections on the need to build developmental relationships. Visit Dr. Honigsfeld’s website here. Contact Dr. Honigsfeld: ahonigsfeld@gmail.com Find Dr. […]

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Podcast: Building Team Effectiveness

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Building Team Effectiveness.” Listen as Steve contemplates how teachers working in teams can better serve students and schools. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!

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Why Teams?

I am in the midst of prepping for two upcoming presentations where I have been asked to address the purposes of creating team cultures and structures in schools. Those of you who have been in workshops of mine know that I did all my teaching in team settings and was surprised in the 80’s as […]

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End of Year Goal Setting as Team Building

I have spent several days the last few weeks consulting at school sites with principals and instructional coaches. One of the topics we have discussed was how to engage teachers in collaborating with next school year’s teachers in setting learning goals for advancing students. Much of my work with PLCs includes setting learning goals for […]

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Increasing Team Effectiveness

I just completed a retreat weekend with an organization/team that labeled themselves as dysfunctional. I decided I would use a Friday night after dinner presentation to set the stage for a Saturday facilitation where they would examine their current practices and decide on what commitments for change they were willing to make.  I began the […]

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