October 2019 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Discussing Competency-Based Education at Sanborn Regional High School

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Brian Stack, Ashley Harbel and Kerrie Alley from Sanborn Regional High School to discuss competency-based education. View the Sanborn Regional School District website here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to […]

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When Coaches Hear Resistance

Sometimes a statement from a teacher during a coaching conversation or while facilitating a PLC or professional development activity can leave you speechless. I frequently label such statements as gripes, excuses or resistance to any change. They can derail progress or worst bring a defensive response from the coach that can negatively impact interactions with […]

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Podcast: Coaching Better Podcast Interviews Steve Barkley Pt. 2

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is interviewed by Kim Cofino and Clint Hamada from Better Coaching. To listen to part 1 of this interview, click here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! […]

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Observing Student Production Behaviors

I am presently working in several schools where we are engaging teachers in peer classroom observations with a focus on student learning production behaviors. One of the schools asked me to provide a “compelling why” that they could share with the staff in advance of my visit. I sent this: “The key to student learning […]

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Podcast: Coaching Toward Goals

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks creating effective coaching through professional and personal goals. Read Doug Reeves’ article here.  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! PODCAST TRANSCRIPTAnnouncer : 00:00 Steve Barkley Ponders […]

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Watching Play, Watching Learning

Michele and I recently had the wonderful opportunity of observing playing and learning. Outside of our second story apartment is our parking lot and driveway which has several low spots that create some substantial puddles when we get a steady rain. We had a three-day rain streak and on each of those days our afternoons […]

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