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Respecting Teachers’ Goals and Values

Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Do Your Employees Feel Respected?, Kristie Rogers reports that, “When you ask workers what matters most to them, feeling respected by superiors often tops the list. In a recent survey by Georgetown University’s Christine Porath of nearly 20,000 employees worldwide, respondents ranked respect as the most important leadership behavior.” Beth […]

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Podcast: Conversations With Coaches #1

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by instructional coaches, Heather Paden and Jessica O’Gorman to discuss their experiences, insights and suggestions around coaching. Get in touch with Heather: hpaden@pls3rdlearning.com Get in touch with Jessica: Jogorman@pls3rdlearning.com Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

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Recognizing the Value of Success Skills

I had the opportunity to have three podcast conversations with Tom Hoerr, the author of The Formative Five. In my first podcast, Student Success Skills Part 1, and second podcast, Part 2, Tom identified the importance of five critical success skills and how engaging students in understanding and developing these skills can change mindsets and […]

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Podcast: Modernizing Assessment: A Conversation With Tom Schimmer

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by author, Tom Schimmer to discuss modernizing assessment in the evolving landscape of education. Get in touch with Tom: tschimmer@live.ca Twitter: @TomSchimmer Website: www.tomschimmer.com Blog: www.allthingsassessment.info Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com […]

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Effective Professional Development

Many school leadership teams will be meeting during the summer or just before the start of the next school year to create plans for educator learning that can impact student learning. Many teachers and administrators will spend some time this summer attending professional learning workshops.  A report from the Learning Policy Institute (June 2017) by […]

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Podcast: Rethinking Goals as Hypotheses

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at the benefits of rethinking goals as hypotheses. Read the article, “Why Hypotheses Beat Goals” here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!   PODCAST TRANSCRIPTAnnouncer : […]

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