Author and National Educational Consultant on Coaching
For the past 30 years, Steve has served as an education 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. A prolific published author, his weekly blog, Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud, has evolved into a go-to resource for teachers and administrators all over the world.
Coaching Focused on Student Learning Behaviors
It’s “what students do” that creates student learning and student achievement. Teachers need to plan for the initiation, development, and motivation of the critical student learning behaviors. Coaches need to build and support teachers’ instructional practices that generate student production learning behaviors. Coaches work with leadership teams, professional development, PLCs, and one-on-one coaching to guide teachers continual effectiveness.