November 2018 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Teaching & Coaching with Learning Style Preferences

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve explores how individuals learn and work differently and how teachers and coaches can work within the different […]

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Responding to a Teacher’s Classroom Problem

While modeling a coaching pre-conference in a workshop for instructional coaches, one teacher shared that as a first-grade teacher she was struggling with students at reading stations. She said that […]

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Thoughts on Mentoring and Supporting Beginning Teachers, Part 2

In part one of Some Thoughts on Mentoring,  I examined mentors focusing beyond the survival needs of beginning teachers to building belonging, power, freedom, and fun.  Teachers who know how […]

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Podcast: Stories & Relationships

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Adrienna Joyce, author of the article “Stories Are All We Are” to discuss the […]

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Thoughts on Mentoring and Supporting Beginning Teachers, Part 1

Mentors should focus on empowering beginning teachers. Years ago, I did a lot of work with William Glasser’s Control Theory/Choice Theory regarding motivating students. Glasser described a focus on survival, […]

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Podcast: Jim Knight & the TLC Conference

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Senior Partner at the Instructional Coaching Group, Jim Knight to discuss the recent Teaching […]

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