April 2019 - Steve Barkley

Year-End Goal Setting

Much of my work with PLCs includes setting learning goals for students and then collaborating to plan the paths to achieve those learning outcomes. This is where differentiation is built […]

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Podcast: The Impact of Knowing: Creating Opportunities to Ask & Listen

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve discusses how “knowing” can develop trust and opportunities among students and educators. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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Identifying and Respecting Teachers’ Goals and Values

As coaches and instructional leaders work with teachers individually and in PLC’s, it’s important to recognize what teachers want to accomplish as they work with students. In my coaching workshop […]

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Podcast: The Teacher’s Role in Student Motivation

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by teacher educator and PLS Classes instructor, John Schmitt, to explore what the teacher’s role […]

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Exploring Multi-Grade and Multi-Level Learning

My learning and teaching experiences have influenced me to favor opportunities for mixing age and learning levels in classrooms. Let’s go way, way back in my learning history. In 1956, […]

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Podcast: Desirable Learning Difficulties to Increase Learning

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve explores how creating desirable learning difficulties can enhance and promote student learning. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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