October 2018 - Steve Barkley

Exploring and Coaching Teacher Credibility

“If a teacher is not perceived as credible, the students just turn off.” – John Hattie The Visible Learning website identifies four key factors of credibility: trust, competence, dynamism and […]

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Podcast: Paraphrasing to Build Communication in Coaching

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at using confirmatory paraphrasing as a strategy to build communication in coaching. Subscribe to the Steve […]

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Bloom’s Taxonomy and Questions for Life

An article by Ron Berger, We Learn by Doing: What Educators Get Wrong About Bloom’s Taxonomy, triggered me to reexamine an earlier blog I wrote after reading Sam Wineburg’s and Jack […]

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Podcast: Teachers’ Skills and Beliefs to Support Project Based Learning

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Maria Neset, the PBL Sustainability Coach for Bismarck Public Schools and Brian Price, a […]

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Play, Do, Learn

My pondering was triggered reading an article written by Carlo Celli and Nathan Richardson titled, Why the United States Stinks at Soccer: We need less practice and more play. Celli […]

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Podcast: Observing Student Learning Production Behaviors

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Tracy Fasick, Director of Curriculum and Instruction at Manheim Central, to discuss observing student […]

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