January 2018 - Steve Barkley

Exploring Feedback

Chapter Seven in The Leader’s Guide to Coaching in Schools, by John Campbell and Christian van Nieuwerburgh is titled Creating the Right Context for Feedback. In this chapter, the authors […]

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Podcast: From the Pool to the Classroom

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Amy Lane, executive director of curriculum instruction and professional growth for the Douglas County […]

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Empathy and Leadership

Tanveer Naseer, writing in Empathy in Leadership – 10 Reasons Why It Matters, identifies empathy as agreeing or relating to the feelings another person has regarding a given situation or […]

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Podcast: Tapping Student Effort – Pictures of Success

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Tapping Student Effort: Pictures of Success.” Listen as Steve discusses how researching increasing student learning outcomes […]

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Teachers’ Soft Skills: Critical to School Success

Valerie Strau, writing in The Washington Post (12/21/17), describes Google’s findings regarding successful employees and teams: The surprising thing Google learned about its employees — and what it means for […]

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Podcast: Teaching & Coaching Student Effort

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Teaching & Coaching Student Effort.” Listen as Steve discusses how his formula of Effort x Ability […]

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