August 2020 - Steve Barkley

Purposeful School Leader Actions

I have been dropping notes to school leaders on LinkedIn as I have viewed announcements of their new leadership positions. My comments are geared to encourage them that while purposeful […]

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Podcast: Revision Thinking in Math Classrooms

In this episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, the author of Rough Draft Math, Dr. Amanda Jansen, provides insights and strategies for coaching teachers in creating classrooms […]

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Podcast: Supporting Your Child’s Social-Emotional Learning

Social-emotional skills are key to students’ current and future academic and life success. They have been identified as college and workplace readiness skills. In this podcast, Steve explores five main […]

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Parents as Partners for Student Success

As the COVID pandemic began quarantining students and teachers I started a podcast series for parents, that I have been continuing, to support parents in a role of “learning coach”. […]

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Podcast: Encouraging Teachers to Begin the Year With a Focus on Student Learning Production Behaviors

Teaching, modeling, and coaching student “learning how to learn” behaviors is always a good beginning of the year focus. Currently, some classes are starting virtually and some are split between […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Consistent & Flexible Classroom Management

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at how consistency and flexibility in the classroom can lead to enhanced student learning. Subscribe to […]

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