February 2020 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Responsiveness in Coaching Assignments

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Bruce Preston, Danielle Palazzolo, Jane Losinger and Erin Cutillo from the Howell Township school […]

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Approaches to Difficult Conversations with Teachers for Instructional Coaches

I was triggered to write this blog after listening to a podcast posted by Coach Better. The hosts along with four instructional coaches explored the question: “What are the best […]

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Podcast: Keeping Our Focus on Student Learning Production Behaviors

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at shifting the focus away from what teachers are doing in the classroom and putting it […]

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The Push Classroom Vs. The Pull Classroom

I was intrigued as I read Drew Perkins post, Are You Pushing Or Pulling Students In Your Classroom? In the post, he provides a diagram illustrating a push system where […]

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Podcast: Teams & Psychological Safety

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve how psychological safety plays into team dynamics. Read the Forbes article here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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Building Developmental Relationships

The Search Institute defines developmental relationships as close connections through which young people discover who they are, cultivate abilities to shape their own lives, and learn how to engage and contribute […]

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