Podcast: Supporting or Hijacking Professional Learning Communities

In the fourth episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Supporting or Hijacking Professional Learning Communities.” Listen as Steve explores how PLCs can positively impact student success through quality school-based leadership. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for […]

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Steve Barkley Webinar: Instructional Coach and Principal Partnership

Date: Mon, Sep 25, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM EDT Cost: FREE Click Here to Register   The instructional coach and principal partnership helps guide teacher learning that produces continuing student learning achievement. In this 75-minute webinar, Steve Barkley will help focus your efforts to maximize the investment that you make as a […]

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Conversations About Teaching and Learning

Justin Baeder wrote a great article for ASCD Express titled, Go and See: The Key to Improving Teaching and Leading.   Having read his thoughts, I’d add a little to the title: Go…See… and Converse. Baeder is clear on the value of the conversation: “Making a daily practice of visiting classrooms, observing briefly, and talking with […]

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Podcast: Warm Demanders

In the third episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Warm Demanders.” Listen as Steve examines the work of Judith Kleinfeld, who observed teachers who were having the greatest success in producing student learning and labeled them “warm demanders.” Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or […]

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Hybrid Rotation Learner Behaviors

Some schools have implemented a rotation instructional model that has students learning by moving in small groups among working in teacher directed instruction, a collaborative learning activity, and an independent learning (often technology based) task. Some approached this strategy as a way of increasing differentiation or personalization. Some were focused on a process for increasing […]

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Podcast: Maximizing Learning

In the second episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by PLS 3rd Learning CEO Don Jacobs, Ph.D., to ponder “Maximizing Learning.” Listen, as Don and Steve examine the design of a school day with the goal of creating an environment where the largest number of students are spending the […]

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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…