April 2020 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Coaches – Keeping the Focus on Learning & Teaming During School Building Closures

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve answers questions around learning and teaming during a quarantine summit hosted by Nicole Turner from Simply Coaching […]

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Podcast for Parents: Developing Mastery Oriented Learners (Part 11)

Mastery oriented learners are intrinsically motivated to learn for competency rather than to be driven by external rewards or fear of punishment. They are empowered learners who make conscious choices […]

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A Time For Reflection

The closure of schools and the move to distance learning has made new learners out of all of us: students, teachers, parents, instructional coaches, and school administrators. I believe that […]

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Podcast for Parents: Continuing a Literacy Focus (Part 10)

Reading, writing, speaking, listening are critical skills to build students’ school and beyond success. In this podcast Tina Pletan, a school literacy developer, shares strategies for parents of preschoolers through […]

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Podcast: A High School Coach & Principal Partnership

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by principal, Larissa McCoy and coach, Robyn Sullivan-Jackson from the Leto Highschool in Hillsborough County  […]

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Podcast for Parents: The Role of Difficulty & Struggle in Learning (Part 9)

What is the difference between practicing for performance (short term) versus practicing for learning (long term)? During this extended learning at home time, explore ways that your learners can become […]

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