July 2020 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Exploring Social-Emotional Learning

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by teacher and teacher educator, Dana Simpson-West to discuss social-emotional learning and its importance to […]

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Podcast For Parents: Playing & Learning in Nature (Part 21)

Playing and learning in the outdoors has many benefits for learners (and parents). Listen as Michele Baker, a highly qualified educator specializing in outdoor education, shares benefits and possibilities. COVID-19 has […]

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Relationships and Expectations: Keys to Increasing Student Success

With the new school year beginning for many teachers and students in a virtual environment, it will be critical to decide what usual beginning of the year classroom practices need […]

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Podcast: Building Professional Growth Plans Around Hypothesis & Evidence

This is the second of a two part podcast where Steve identifies the need to build professional growth plans that support increasing student success. In part one, Steve described planning […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Working with Students’ Pictures of Success

Student effort is critical to reaching maximum levels of learning success. Knowing and in some cases building pictures of future success is a key to motivating effort. Steve shares many […]

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I Am Learning More About Personalization

I was scheduled to facilitate a workshop on coaching and coachability over four days last April for the Near East South Asia Office of Overseas Schools at their conference in […]

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