June 2021 - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Teachers: Collaboration – Teachers/Students/The Greater Community – Learning for All

A Kindergarten and High School Science teacher describe the collaboration they entered with each other, their students, and outside school partners to engage students in inquiry and critical thinking through […]

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Coaching Conversations Uncovering Teachers’ Agendas

Coaching conversations, where the teacher’s agenda emerges and develops over time, increase understanding, build trust, and promote vulnerability and risk-taking. The teacher’s agenda includes the beliefs, values, and thinking behind […]

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Podcast: Coaching Virtually Without Observation

There are situations where the opportunity for a coach to observe the teaching and learning process is not available. Steve models a post conference in this podcast that illustrates a […]

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Podcast for Parents: Young People Building Leadership Skills

“I believe that every child is capable of growing into a leader. Leadership looks different for everyone.” These words from educator and author, Todd Nesloney, are the foundation for his […]

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The Learning and Teaching Environment

Working on the environment should be a continuous focus of leaders in schools and in classrooms. Simon Sinek shared this statement that reinforces our need to focus on creating an […]

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Podcast: Reframing from an Assembly Line System to an Ecosystem

This is the second podcast in a series on reframing our mindsets and reframing problems. Many of our processes in schools are more mechanical than emergent. This frequently doesn’t fit […]

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