coaching teachers - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Coaching Teachers Building Agile Classrooms

Agile education coach and the founder of The Agile Mind, Jessica Cavallaro, describes why students and teachers benefit from working with Agile teaching and learning processes. Jessica shares how she […]

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Podcast: Supporting Teacher Leaders

How do teacher leaders work to build a coaching culture in a school? They should be the most coached teachers in the school. Steve responds to these questions from teacher […]

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Podcast: Coaching in Response to a Teacher’s Concern or Problem

It’s common for coaches to be pulled into quick problem solving when teachers share a problem or concern. There is much to be gained by coaching slow initially, to seek […]

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Podcast: Revision Thinking in Math Classrooms

In this episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, the author of Rough Draft Math, Dr. Amanda Jansen, provides insights and strategies for coaching teachers in creating classrooms […]

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Professional Growth Plans

As the new school year begins, one of the usual requests that administrators will make of teachers is to submit a professional growth plan. While this process occurs differently from […]

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Effective Communication Techniques Increase the Impact of Instructional Coaching

Communication Skills for Coaches Our choice of words can have a surprising effect during a coaching conversation. Words that are used commonly in everyday situations can convey unintentional meanings in the […]

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