March 2019 - Steve Barkley

Coaching Through Change

Teachers respond differently to the requests or requirements for change that schools might make in curriculum, instructional approaches, assessment, etc. Coaches working through change with teachers need to adjust their […]

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Podcast: Creating PLC Conversations That Increase Collective Responsibility

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at how to create conversations in PLCs that increase collective responsibility and in turn, student learning. […]

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Trust and Vulnerability

Examining trust and vulnerability quickly engages one in the chicken and egg question. Which comes first?  Trust can’t be created without some vulnerability being present. Trust greatly increases the likelihood […]

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Podcast: Exploring Classroom Management

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by teacher and PLS Classes course facilitator, Darlene Volchansky to discuss classroom management. Classroom Management: […]

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PLC Conversations That Build Shared Responsibility for Student Success

For PLCs to move from functioning as franchises to teams requires conversations built around student work. Teacher collaboration to strategize for student success builds a shared responsibility that is the […]

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Podcast: Joellen Killion’s Mental Models of Coaching

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Joellen Killion to discuss the concept of mental models and how they shape coaching […]

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