August 2018 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Making the Most of Instructional Coaches

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Britnie Kane to discuss how coaches spend their time and how it affects their […]

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Teaching and Coaching Student Effort

I wrote the book Tapping Student Effort, Increasing Student Achievement, around a formula that reads effort times ability, focused on a manageable task, equals success. I found a lot of […]

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Podcast: Some Thoughts on Mentoring: Supporting Beginning Teachers

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders how to best support and mentor beginning teachers. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud […]

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Teaching and Leading With Stories

I am currently coaching a client who is examining how stories might be a powerful approach to use for sharing her background, skills, talents, and passions when interviewing for a […]

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Podcast: Planning Backwards: Goals and Evidence

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve speaks to teacher and administrator leaders at the Douglas County School District about planning backwards in order […]

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Relationships: How Do We Build Them?

How important do you believe it is for teachers to build relationships with students as a component of students reaching their maximum learning success? How do school leaders and coaches […]

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