February 2024 - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Leading With Curiosity, Questions, and Deep Listening

According to a Harvard Business Review article, “curiosity helps employees engage more deeply in their work, generate new ideas, and share those ideas with others.” Certainly, these are all benefits […]

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“That’s really a good question.”

Perhaps one of the greatest things for a coach to hear in the middle of a coaching conference is the response “that’s really a good question.”  Whenever I get that […]

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Podcast: Evidence Feedback to Promote Educator Learning

When we are engaged in growing and learning as educators to reach a student success goal, reflecting on evidence gathered along the way is key both to the goal’s success […]

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Podcast: Reinvigorating Passion and Joy at the Heart of Teaching

Jason McKenna explores five strategies that can assist teachers in focusing on the joy and passion in teaching: creating a not to do list, embracing periods of unproductivity, redefining success […]

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Teachers Reflecting and Learning from Peer Observations

Differentiating Peer Observation and Peer Coaching: Peer Observation is an activity that is focused on the observer’s learning while Peer Coaching is focused more on the benefits to the observed […]

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Podcast: Engaging in Physical Activities for Life (Physical Literacy)

How important is physical literacy, the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life? Anthony DeGiorgio reminds us that […]

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