October 2020 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Developing Relationships With Students & Staff

Building relationships is a key component of effective teaching, coaching, and leading. While caring is important for a starting point, developing relationships requires challenging and supporting others as well. In […]

Read more...

Podcast for Teachers: Motivating Learning – Student Goal Setting

Steve explains how goal setting can give students a picture of the future which can increase motivation and in turn, effort and engagement. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

Read more...

An Environment for Growth: The Role of Vulnerability and Discomfort

In a recent zoom conversation, around the topic of peer coaching, the common concern about the need for trust emerged. It is frequently stated as, “We don’t have the trust […]

Read more...

Podcast: Supporting Teachers’ Social-Emotional Needs

Sherry St. Clair, the author of Coaching Redefined, shares five focus points for school leaders to develop environments and relationships that build social and emotional wellness.  Examine how a listening […]

Read more...

Podcast for Parents: Building Learners’ Intrinsic Motivation

When our behaviors are motivated internally, it increases positive emotions, generates feelings of satisfaction and meaning. This can help improve and build contentment and confidence in the long term. It […]

Read more...

Three Elements for the Application of the Art and Craft of Coaching

Thanks to Jim Knight, I had the opportunity to engage in a panel discussion with Jim, Sherry St. Clair, Christian van Nieuwerburgh, and Megan Tschannen-Moran as part of the Teaching […]

Read more...

The Academy for Educators

Become an expert in instructional coaching, blended and online learning strategies, engaging 21st Century learners, and more with online PD from PLS 3rd Learning.
Learn more