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Podcast for Parents: Developing Gratitude

Practicing gratitude creates a positive mindset, which can lead to increased self-esteem, compassion for others, and overall happiness. These can lead kids to have a better attitude towards school and their families, as well as reduced stress and a better sense of self. How can parents and care takers generate more frequent consciousness gratitude practices? […]

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Teacher Resilience and Teacher Collaboration

I recently facilitated an exploration of teacher resilience and its connections to teacher collaboration. Here are some of the elements I included that might be of value in your own exploration or in conversations you facilitate with your staff. This two- minute children’s video provides a quick understanding that resilience is not about not falling […]

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Open Enrollment for Virtual Learning and Coaching with Steve Barkley

New! Enroll at any time throughout the year, and receive personalized learning and coaching that meets your needs and fits within your schedule. Steve Barkley has teamed up with ESC Region 13 in Texas to bring you a personalized learning and coaching course that will help improve your coaching and take your skills to the […]

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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 questions help identify the teacher’s agenda (thinking) behind a focus point for the observation. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

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Beautiful Questions Students Might Ask

The audio version of The Book of Beautiful Questions by Warren Berger is my current companion on my daily walks. Here is what Berger states as to why he wrote the book: The humble question can be a powerful tool. By asking questions, we learn, analyze, understand—and can move forward in the face of uncertainty. […]

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New Workshop: Virtual Learning and Coaching with Steve Barkley

Steve Barkley has teamed up with ESC Region 13 in Texas to bring you a personalized learning and coaching course that will help improve your coaching and take your skills to the next level. In this self-paced online course, you’ll work through your ideal instructional coaching module with a dedicated facilitator. You’ll also get one-on-one […]

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