November 2021 - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Teachers: Argumentative Writing That Listens

We can teach students to write and debate with nuance and empathy to achieve productive civil discourse. An important topic when the media around them shares few examples. Erica Beaton, […]

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Not One More Thing

In the past weeks, I have had several school leaders and instructional coaches share with me that the phrase, “Not One More Thing” is a common response they are hearing […]

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Take Advantage of the AAIE Institute’s Biggest Cyber Monday Deal Yet

If you have ever considered pursuing a career in international school leadership, now might be a perfect time to start! As a partner of Barkley PD, The AAIE Institute for […]

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Podcast for Parents: Developing Gratitude

Practicing gratitude creates a positive mindset, which can lead to increased self-esteem, compassion for others, and overall happiness. These can lead kids to have a better attitude towards school and […]

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Podcast: Stop Worrying About Getting Through Stuff

Jeff Utecht from Shifting Schools explores what student learning outcomes should be driving our teaching and learning plans. Can students find problems? Can students use everything at their disposal to […]

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Some Essentials of Coaching

As part of Jim Knight’s Teaching Learning Coaching Conference, I had the opportunity to participate in a panel discussion with Rachel Lofthouse, Joellen Killion, Kim Richardson, and Michelle Harris. Jim […]

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