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Personalized Coaching Program with Steve Barkley: Now Self-Paced!

A special offering of the NESA Networked Learning Series A BESPOKE ONLINE DISTANCE LEARNING PROGRAM We recognize the unique challenges and opportunities instructional coaches, administrators, teacher leaders and mentors are presented with at this time as they seek to support their colleagues. To help take your skills to the next level, we are pleased to […]

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Podcast: Coaching Pre-Conference for a Virtual Learning Activity

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by 8th grade social studies teacher, John Burns, to participate in a pre-conference. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Announcer : 00:00 Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

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Podcast for Parents: Building Optimism (Part 16)

There are specific behaviors that one can consciously practice to gain optimism. In the opening to a multi-part podcast, Steve explores two of these behaviors: worst case scenario and valuing partial solutions. Consider how you can model these for your learners and guide them through exploring their own application. These are days that can test […]

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Collaborating with Parents as Partners Supporting Learners

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D Hull, Governor of Arizona (1997 to 2003) Early in the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, as schools began moving to virtual learning at home for students, I began a new podcast […]

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Podcast: A Conversation on Assessment & Grading – Now & Then With Tom Schimmer

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by education author, speaker & consultant Tom Schimmer, to discuss the potential changes that may occur to assessment and grading change with the reopening of classrooms. Visit Tom’s website here.  Find Tom on twitter: @TomSchimmer Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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Podcast for Parents: Supporting Students’ Learning From Success & Failing (Part 15)

To develop as competent confident learners, students need to experience successes and failing. Explore how to assist your learner in analyzing their experiences in both succeeding and failing to develop strategies for future success. Build empowered learners. Watch A.J. Juliani’s video here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit […]

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