VIDEO: Social Networks

This week, Steve Barkley ponders the concept of “social network” and whether or not it should be carried over to colleagues.

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VIDEO: Professional Learning for Student Achievement

In July, Steve Barkley recorded a video for the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (GaPSC), exploring the concepts of professional learning and its connectedness to student achievement.  You can watch Steve’s entire presentation here.

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Building Coaching Conversations Around Student Behaviors

In recent weeks I have had the opportunity to conduct a substantial number of classroom observations with teams of instructional leaders and coaches. Our focus was on practicing observing student behaviors. In the “debriefs” we shared what we had observed. Where did we see behaviors that would suggest a strong likelihood that desired learning would […]

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Don’t Miss Steve Inspiring Education in Nice this Fall

There is still time to register for the 2014 ECIS Annual Conference at the Acropolis in Nice, France, where Steve Barkley will present a very special two-day pre-conference November 19-22.  Steve will explore ways for school leaders to develop coaching skills and provide effective feedback, creating a fair and balanced environment for all school community members. Steve will […]

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VIDEO: Building Personal Relationships

This week, Steve Barkley ponders the importance of building personal relationships with every student in your classroom.

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Steve Barkley

For the past 30 years, Steve has served as a consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally, facilitating the changes necessary for them to reach students and successfully prepare them for the 21st century. Read more…