March 2018 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Looking at New Designs for Teacher Learning

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Looking at New Designs for Teacher Learning.” Listen as Steve and David Hill, a former member of the Georgia Professional Standards Commission, discuss new designs for educator preparation and learning. Get in touch with David Hill: david.hill@gapsc.com Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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Leadership Actions to Lead Teams

The following is excerpted from an article I wrote for the InterED publication of AAIE, The Association for the Advancement of International Education: Leading with Teams: Today’s Leadership Requirement. (You can find the entire article here.) “If
 we 
want 
to
 be
 able
 to 
get 
these 
complex
 systems 
to 
work 
better, 
we 
need
 to abandon our 
reliance 
on
 the 
leader‐as‐hero
 and 
invite 
in 
the 
leader‐as‐host.
 We
 need
 to
 support 
those 
leaders 
who 
know 
that 
problems 
are […]

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Podcast: Reflecting on Scaffolding

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Reflecting on Scaffolding.” Listen as Steve discusses the level of structure and guidance, or “scaffolding”, needed to support student learning. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! […]

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Identifying Evidence for Progress on Process

I recently worked with a group of teacher leaders who were preparing to have PLC teams identify evidence of progress that was present or missing from their year-long PLC goal. Initially their only focus was on student assessments. I asked them to consider evidence regarding how the process they planned had been implemented as well. […]

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Podcast: Modifying Schedules to Increase Student Learning

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Modifying Schedules to Increase Student Learning.” Listen as Steve sits down with the team at Legacy High School to discuss how making changes student schedules can increase student learning and engagement. Read more about Legacy’s success here: https://www.educationdive.com/news/flex-time-schools-break-out-of-scheduling-ruts-to-improve-learning-for-stu/516878/ Get in touch […]

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Accountability

In a Smart Brief post, Cultivate coachability with these 5 mindsets, Julie Winkle Giulioni describes five mindsets that, “help others realize their potential, perform optimally and engage in continuous learning”: The relational mindset-prioritizing the human connection. The listening mindset-creating the space for others to reflect. The growth mindset-promoting effort and praising persistence. The accountability mindset-helping others […]

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