PLC Resource - Steve Barkley

Introducing Peer Coaching

I had a request to assist a team of teacher leaders who had accepted the task of providing an introduction of peer coaching to teachers who are new to their […]

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Coaching to Extend Professional Learning

In an earlier blog, I shared results from the Research Partnership for Professional Learning, Building Better Professional Learning: How to Strengthen Teacher Learning. It described the importance of effective professional […]

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PLCs to Strengthen Teachers’ Professional Learning

A recent white paper, published by Research Partnership for Professional Learning, “Building Better Professional Learning: How to Strengthen Teacher Learning” reinforced the importance of effective professional learning communities. In the […]

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Coaching, Teaching, and Learning Like an Innovator and an Entrepreneur

I stumbled across a TEDX video, titled The Power of Wonder: by Jeff Hoffman, who is a global entrepreneur, CEO, motivational speaker, author, and Hollywood film producer. He has been […]

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Peer Coaching Extending The Depth of PLC Learning

One of my ongoing coaching projects is with a group of teacher leaders who have the title of PLC Leads. They facilitate grade level teams at the elementary level and […]

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Generating Long Term Increased Learning

I found this diagram in a white paper from NWEA, titled From Survive to Thrive: Why partnership is an Essential for School Improvement. Citing a research study from the Annenberg […]

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