October 2023 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: An Open System Approach to Teaching

Authors, Landon Mascareñaz and Doannie Tran share insights from their work with creating open systems for change that can have implications for being open in our classroom environments. They explore […]

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Roland Barth and Collegiality

I have been creating a series of blogs and podcasts that identify some of the researchers, authors, and presenters who influenced my early days exploring coaching and teaming in schools. […]

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Podcast: Valuing and Enjoying Coaching Within the Complexity of Teaching

The complexity of teaching and learning provides for great educator learning and satisfaction. Coaches assist educators in the conversations, reflection and conscious practice that are key to continuous teacher learning […]

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Peer Observation and Peer Coaching – Defining a Difference

Vulnerability and reflection are keys to continuous teacher growth. Vulnerability requires trust. Expectations can help establish, fulfill, and build that trust. Too often, I find that unclear expectations around roles […]

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Podcast: An Open System: Co-Creating Our Schools

Landon Mascareñaz and Doannie Tran, the authors of “The Open System: Redesigning Education and Reigniting Democracy,“ share their insights for building future education plans alongside students, families, and communities instead […]

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Podcast: Building and Supporting Students’ Creativity

Author, Dr. Joanne Foster shares insights on creativity from her extensive experience as a teacher, parent, and teacher educator at the University of Toronto, teaching Educational Psychology and Gifted Education. […]

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