school year - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Teachers: Start the Year Planning for Relationships

The first days and weeks of school with new students are important in impacting future learning. Purposeful plans for learning about students and having them learn about you are valuable. Setting the stage for building trust and relationships are worth the investment in time and energy. Listen to Tara Brown’s podcast episode here. Watch Kent […]

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Podcast: Mindsets to Explore for the Start of School (Part I)

Mindsets influence both conscious and unconscious behaviors we as educators put into practice. In part one of this series, Cory Camp from SIBME Coach Replay joins me to explore how fear of “learning loss” might be replaced with excitement for rejoining our students in a love of learning and being together. How teachers can collaborate […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Supporting Students’ Emotional Needs As They Return to School

School counselor and author of Middle School Matters, Phyllis Fagell, shares important understandings and suggested mindsets for teachers to be exploring as they approach the remainder of this school year, summer programs and next fall. Her specific examples from her day to day interactions with students provide great insights. You can contact Phyllis at […]

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