August 2019 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Exploring Multi-Grade & Multi-Level Learning

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at the opportunities for learning that can occur in multi-grade and multi-level environments. Subscribe to the […]

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Introducing Mentoring or Coaching

While reading a blog by Cristie Watson titled 9 Mistakes New Teachers Make, I was triggered to consider how mentors and instructional coaches approach the start of new relationships with […]

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Podcast: Coaches Working With PLCs

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at the role of coaches in PLCs. Read “The Case for Coaches in Professional Learning Communities” […]

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Building Trust to Support Teacher Growth

School administrators and coaches need to create trust with staff to encourage the risk taking and openness to feedback that will generate continuous teacher growth supporting continuous student growth.  A […]

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Podcast: Using Co-Construction to Build Empowerment

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Andrea Rorrer, Cori Groth and Janice Bradley from the Utah Education Policy Center to […]

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The Beginning of the School Year Messages

It’s that time of year again when my schedule often contains “opening day” presentations, end of summer professional development events or planning sessions for administrators and/or teachers. One of the […]

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