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 instruction. 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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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 students were unaware of the formula. Many thought the formula was ability equals success. They had a tendency to look around the room and spot […]

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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 podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Speaker 1: Conduct better educational leadership evaluations in less time […]

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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 position. She shared a post by Carmine Gallo that she thought would interest me. It did. Jeff Bezos Banned PowerPoint in Meetings. His Replacement Is […]

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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 to get desired student outcomes. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for […]

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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 assist teachers in planning for relationship building? How do leaders communicate a belief and value in teachers’ purposeful planning for knowing students? In what ways […]

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