Leadership - Page 2 of 6 - Steve Barkley

Connecting Vulnerability and Trust

Adam Grant conducted an interview around how trust works and how it can be built, with Daniel Coyle, the author of “The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups.“ […]

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Leading With a Future Focus

In a video for AASA, (The School Superintendents Association) Ray McNulty describes the difference between being forward focused and being future focused. He describes that often schools work with a […]

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Developmental Stages for Leaders and PLCs

In a paper that focuses on developing leaders, Nick Petrie, illustrates that our thinking is influenced by our developmental stages similar to Piaget’s identification of children’s developmental stages. He identifies […]

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Fidelity – Trust the Program

I am currently supporting school leaders in a district that has implemented new curriculum programs for both ELA and Math. The programs impact both “what is being taught” and “how […]

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Approaching Walkthroughs with a Lens of Inquiry

I had the opportunity to meet educator and author, Jessica Vance, at a conference for instructional coaches. She took part in a session I was facilitating around coaches’ use of […]

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Listening and Questioning for Facilitating Reflection

School leaders and instructional coaches can support teacher reflection that promotes teacher learning. Listening and questioning are key facilitation skills that generate reflection that promotes insights and learning. As I […]

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