conversations - Steve Barkley

Supporting Teacher Conversations for Reflection and Growth

Conversations among teachers are critical to driving reflection and conscious practice that produce increases in student success. Instructional coaches and teacher leaders are often tasked with facilitating team or PLC […]

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Podcast: Revisiting Curiosity in Coaching

“Making the first 2-3 minutes of a conversation curiosity-based will change your conversations.” -Michael Bungay Stainer. How does your natural curiosity about teaching, learning and leading guide your coaching? How […]

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Podcast: Conferencing to Set the Stage for Coaching Conversations

Creating a conversational tone in coaching conferences helps communicate a peer to peer process that encourages teacher reflection. Open questions are helpful in setting this tone. Steve defines how open […]

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Podcast for Parents: Conversations With Learners as the New School Year Begins

As this school year begins with unknowns and different learning settings, some conversations with your children can better prepare them to be resilient in these situations. Consider the responses you […]

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