curiosity - 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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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: The Value of a Constructivist Stance in School Leader

Jessica Vance, the author of “Leading with a Lens of Inquiry,” describes how instructional coaches and administrators can guide teacher growth through inquiry. Leaning in…listening…and asking with curiosity. She describes […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Promoting Student Character Traits for Thriving Rather Than Striving

Teacher, author, and child development expert, Deborah Farmer Kris, examines the need for considering balance and purpose for our students. Teens are reporting as running on empty. Striving but not […]

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Podcast for Parents: Supporting Learners’ Curiosity

All children are naturally curious and our adult role is to provide an environment where children feel they can ask questions and get support for their explorations. Too often youngsters’ […]

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