September 2018 - Steve Barkley

Managing vs. Leading

I have shared presentations, blogs and podcasts concerning educators’ frequent over focus on teaching with too limited a focus on learning. Teachers look at standards and ask, “How can I […]

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Podcast: How Houses Within a School Help Build Relationships & Belonging

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by principal Judi Hayes, and teacher leaders Val Seamons, Stefani Khan, & Colleen Wilson from […]

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Team or Franchise?

I frequently describe that my teaching background vaccinated me into teaching as a team sport. My student teaching and early years in teaching were all team focused. I began student […]

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Podcast: Teaching & Learning Perseverance

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve explores his thoughts on creating opportunities to teach and learn perseverance. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders […]

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Reflecting on Scaffolding

The term scaffold as used in building construction is described as a temporary structure for holding workers and materials during the building, repair or decoration of a structure. When applied […]

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Podcast: Involving Teachers or Empowering Teachers?

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Kelly Hastings, Principal at Young Junior High School in Arlington, Texas to discuss the […]

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