Academic Optimism

I mentioned in the last blog that I was reading Bryan Goodwin’s Simply Better: Doing What Matters Most to Change the Odds for Student Success. I was introduced (p.121) to a term coined by Hoy, Tarter, and Hoy (2006)…academic optimism. The power of optimism has been an interest of mine for several years. It’s a […]

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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…