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Podcast: Coaching Toward Goals

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks creating effective coaching through professional and personal goals. Read Doug Reeves’ article here.  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Announcer : 00:00 Steve Barkley […]

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Watching Play, Watching Learning

Michele and I recently had the wonderful opportunity of observing playing and learning. Outside of our second story apartment is our parking lot and driveway which has several low spots that create some substantial puddles when we get a steady rain. We had a three-day rain streak and on each of those days our afternoons […]

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Podcast: Building Collegiality With a Three Year Commitment to Students

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at how collegiality can be built by creating a three year commitment to students. Ready Roland Barth’s Article here. Read “The Nature of Learning” here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find […]

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Video: Conversations Focused on Student Learning

Boris Groysberg and Michael Slind, the authors of How Trusted Leaders Use Conversation to Power Their Organizations, present an article in Harvard Business Review titled “Leadership is a Conversation“.  They state that, “Traditional corporate communication must give way to a process that is more dynamic and more sophisticated. Most important, that process must be conversational”. […]

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Podcast: Coaching Better Podcast Interviews Steve Barkley Pt. 1

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is interviewed by Kim Cofino and Clint Hamada from Better Coaching. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! PODCAST TRANSCRIPTAnnouncer : 00:00 Uncover how your students learn best […]

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Grades and Reliability

SCD Education Update posted an article, Are Grades Reliable? Lessons from a Century of Research, by Susan M. Brookhart and Thomas R. Guskey. I have always valued both authors’ insights regarding assessment, grades, and feedback. “But no amount of reform in grading policies or report card formats will improve grading if the grades reported are […]

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