December 2019 - Steve Barkley

The Barkley Ponders Out Loud Podcast: The Year in Review

The end of the year is a great time to reflect upon where you’ve been and where you’re headed. This year, the Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast grew in leaps and bounds. In July, we celebrated our 100th episode. And now have produced a grand total of 120 episodes with over 58,000 downloads! Our podcast […]

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Looking Back and Looking Forward

As this blog arrives hopefully most readers are getting some well-deserved rest and relaxation as 2019 closes out and you prepare to greet students in 2020. Perhaps like me, you are allowing yourself some time for reflection. I frequently describe the excitement of working in education with its constant opportunities to learn. The knowledge that […]

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Do You Have Some Extra Time to Read and Explore?

Many of the followers to Steve Barkley Ponders are on a break from school enjoying some much need relaxation. I am doing the same. I will also get a little extra reading time. If you have time, you may want to explore the blogs, podcasts, and videos that I have produced in the past few […]

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Podcast: Interview with The Bolt

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is interviewed by Conor Rogers and Trey Garbers from The Bolt podcast.  They explore Steve’s insights on podcasting and blogging as well as his teaching and coaching experiences. Listen to the Bolt Podcast’s interview with Steve on  Spotify or iTunes! Visit the […]

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Continuing ISG Jubail’s Coaching Conversation with Emma Ahmed

This week, Emma Ahmed is a guest blogger. Emma is a an instructional coach leader who I have had the privilege to work with as she provided support following my skyped-in training and coaching sessions. You can contact her with any questions at  Thank you Emma. Where on the continuum of professional growth does your […]

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Podcast: Educators Learning With Partners

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by members of the Learning Forward Foundation, Audrey Hobbs, Amy Colton and Ed Tobia to discuss the “touchpoint” process they use with recipients of grants and scholarships from their organization. Get in touch with Audrey – Get in touch […]

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