September 2017 - Page 2 of 2 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Student Learning Production Behaviors

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Student Learning Production Behaviors.” Listen as Steve explores learning production behaviors for students. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!

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Instructional Coaching Professional Development from the Academy for Educators

Steve Barkley and PLS 3rd Learning are offering instructional coaching professional development modules through the Academy for Educators. Each module is fully facilitated by an expert online instructor who provides frequent and meaningful feedback to participants. The instructional coaching professional development modules are framed around Steve’s work as an education consultant. Participants will have access […]

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Grade Level Meeting or PLC

Teacher: “I used to go to a grade-level meeting and now I go to a PLC.  What’s the difference?” Professional Learning Communities are more focused on learning than on teaching. At grade-level meetings the conversation is mostly about teaching: looking at pacing guides, assessment dates, available resources, ordering materials and scheduling activities. But when we’re […]

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