Power of Live Event Learning

Recently I had the opportunity to present at two international educator conferences that provided time for me to be a participant in workshops and keynotes. Two presenters re-triggered my focus on how powerful learning can occur when students engage in real-world issues. At the Near East South Asia (NESA) conference in Abu Dhabi, I attended […]

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Podcast: Dilemma of Grades

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Dilemma of Grades.” Listen as Steve ponders the importance of assigning meaningful grades. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!

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Academic Mindset: Students and Teachers

While reading an article by David Dockterman and Chris Weber, Does stressing performance goals lead to too much, well, stress,1 I was struck by the need to address educator mindsets in order to build students’ necessary non-cognitive skills for success in school and life. Citing the work of Camille Farrington , the authors connect student positive […]

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Podcast: Reading Student Engagement

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Reading Student Engagement.” Listen as Steve ponders how student engagement in learning production behaviors has a great impact on the learning outcomes for the success of students. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com […]

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Vulnerability and Team Building

While working with building administrators and lead peer coaches at the ACS school in Doha, we explored the extension of a “culture of coaching” within their school. I shared the value of these leaders being vulnerable by taking the lead in requesting coaching from each other and members of the staff. I have written earlier […]

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Podcast: Heavy Coaching

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Heavy Coaching.” Listen as Steve ponders the differences between light and heavy coaching, an idea presented by Joellen Killion of Learning Forward. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks […]

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Steve Barkley

For the past 35 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…