Steve Barkley, Author at Steve Barkley

Craftsmanship, Feedback, and Reflection (Part 1)

Learning Pioneers, an online learning network for educator collaboration and learning, featured a video conversation with Ron Berger and Trevor MacKenzie exploring craftsmanship, feedback and reflection. I have previously had […]

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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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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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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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Encouraging Teaching With Big Concepts

Two recent podcast conversations connected on the need to teach with big concepts. Both educators caused me to reflect back on this diagram from Grades K-12 Rebound: A Playbook For […]

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Building Feedback Literacy

Feedback literacy is the ability to effectively receive, interpret, and respond to feedback. It involves understanding the purpose of feedback, identifying the key points, and using the information to improve […]

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