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Professional Development for Educators: MIndsteps, Inc

Professional Development for Educators: MIndsteps, Inc | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
We offer professional development for teachers, schools administrators and districts, as well as, workshops, webinars, tips, teaching resources, and more.
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Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: INQUIRY IN COACHING

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: INQUIRY IN COACHING | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
I recently had the chance to attend a workshop for parents at an international school implementing the PYP (Primary Years Program) from the International Baccalaureate Organization. In the workshop teachers were ...
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Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: WHICH MODEL OF COACHING?

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: WHICH MODEL OF COACHING? | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
This past week I was asked this question in two different settings. A possible future client was interviewing me on a phone call to explore “the fit” for me to be a trainer/coach for administrators and teacher leaders who would ...
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Video: Atul Gawande On The Difference Between Coaching and Teaching | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day…

Video: Atul Gawande On The Difference Between Coaching and Teaching | Larry Ferlazzo’s Websites of the Day… | Coaching Central | Scoop.it

Video: Atul Gawande On The Difference Between Coaching and Teaching

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Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: CHARACTER POINT AVERAGE

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: CHARACTER POINT AVERAGE | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
“If you were a college-admissions director or a corporate human resources manager scheduling entry–level employees, wouldn't you like to know which ones had scored highest in grit or optimism or zest?
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Instructional Coaching Cache

Instructional Coaching Cache. An informational site where the latest educational research and its implications for the classroom will be shared. Tools and tips from the teaching trenches will also be shared in this blog.
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Relationships and Teaching

Relationships and Teaching | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
One of the main reasons I am bringing this up again is that I stumbled across a great blog by Jim Knight (actually it was referred to me by a friend – thanks friend). In this blog, Jim refers to John Gottman in his book The ...
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Finding common ground « Radical Learners

I wrote this column a few years back on another site--but it seems especially relevant today.  Let's seek out what we hold in common: The act of finding common ground, I've decided, is a bit like trying to create a venn diagram.
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Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: CONVERSATIONS OF SIGNIFICANCE

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: CONVERSATIONS OF SIGNIFICANCE | Coaching Central | Scoop.it

There are three types of conversations that leaders have which all play important roles:

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KarmaTube: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

KarmaTube: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
Watch this fascinating talk visually unfold before you through witty and beautiful illustration. Dan Pink makes the case that there are hidden truths behind what really motivates us.
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The Road to Successful Learning is Paved With Mistakes

The Road to Successful Learning is Paved With Mistakes | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
In terms of the successful learning, today’s educators are quite concerned that our present educational system still has a long way to go in terms of providing an optimum learning experience for students of all ages.
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Teacher Playground: Instructional Coaching

Teacher Playground: Instructional Coaching | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
Instructional Coaching. What is an Instructional Coach? An instructional coach is someone who provides teacher support in the classroom with a helping hand and a loving heart. They are many things: Resource Provider ...
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FISD Special Programs Book Study Preview - Interview with S. Barkley

This interview with Stephen Barkley is an introduction to the book study that the FISD Special Programs Vertical Team will be completing through the 2012-201...
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Climbing The Mountain–Why You Should Teach « Radical Learners

Over the weekend I listened to Solomon Burke singing Patty Griffin’s magnificent song, “Up To The Mountain”—her tribute to Martin Luther King based on the famous mountain top speech Mr.
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Creating The Conditions: Instructional Leadership

cc licensed ( BY NC SA ) flickr photo by anna_t: http://flickr.com/photos/anna/204267895/
Cross-posted at “The Wejr Board Blog”.
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Closing the Teacher-Development Gap

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Jack Gillette of Lesley University suggests that higher education should reinvent post-licensure programs to help close the gap in teacher development.
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Who is Within Your Circle of Influence?

Who is Within Your Circle of Influence? | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
In Stephen R. Covey’s book The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People he refers to the importance of concentrating one’s energy within his/her circle of influence. Instead of reacting to o...
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Three Dos and Don’ts of Transformative Teacher Leadership

Three Dos and Don’ts of Transformative Teacher Leadership | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
When I began my tenure as math coach for my middle school, I came into the position thinking I could bring something fresh to this idea of support.
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Daily iPhone App: Corkulous brings the beloved cork board to your iOS device

Daily iPhone App: Corkulous brings the beloved cork board to your iOS device | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
There's something charming about a cork board with its simple pushpins and scraps of paper.
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Questioning Toolkit

Essential Questions

These are questions which touch our hearts and souls. They are central to our lives. They help to define what it means to be human.

Most important thought during our lives will center on such essential questions.

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Flip cam software reborn as iPhone app Givit

Flip cam software reborn as iPhone app Givit | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
Ah, I remember the little Flip Mino, a pocket HD recorder that took the world by storm and then sank beneath the waves of competition from smartphones...
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Trials and Tribulations of a First Year Instructional Coach

Trials and Tribulations of a First Year Instructional Coach | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
I will (attempt to) reflect, positively, on my first 9 weeks as the Instructional Coach (IC) for Decker Middle School. There is nothing worse than reading a whiny, ranting, rambling, mess of a post by someone and you won't get ...
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Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: PLCs WORKING ON STUDENT ...

Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud: PLCs WORKING ON STUDENT ... | Coaching Central | Scoop.it
I was recently asked to facilitate a high school staff who had been working in PLC's that were department centered around curriculum and assessment. I was given a request to create an opportunity for them to focus on ...
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