May 2023 - Steve Barkley

PLCs and the Constellation Mindset

I am currently reading The Power of Giving Away Power by Matthew Barzun, which introduced me to the leadership work of Mary Parker Follett (1868-1933). When I read the description […]

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Podcast: Broadening Coaching Opportunities to Increase Teacher Reflection

As John Dewey stated, “We do not learn from experience. We learn from reflecting on experience.” This is as true for educators as it is for our students. I was […]

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Changing Questions When Planning For Learning (Part 2)

In the previous blog, I described how a post written by JoAnna Haugen, the founder of Rooted, an organization with a focus on sustainable travel-related initiatives, led me to think […]

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Podcast: Supporting Educators and Students as Innovators

Chief Innovation Officer for the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), Tim Fish, explores how school leaders can support the environment and opportunities for educators and students to be innovators. […]

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Changing Questions When Planning For Learning (Part 1)

I follow a blog written by JoAnna Haugen, the founder of Rooted. Rooted’s mission is to responsibly document, support, celebrate, and share sustainable travel-related initiatives that prioritize local communities and […]

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Podcast: Coaching and the Fear of Finding Out

The term Fear of Finding Out (FOFO) was initially used to describe the feelings of people who were afraid to seek medical advice even if suffering. One can be more […]

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