strategies - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Teachers: Argumentative Writing That Listens

We can teach students to write and debate with nuance and empathy to achieve productive civil discourse. An important topic when the media around them shares few examples. Erica Beaton, an experienced English and Social Studies teacher, shares the highlights of her findings as she implemented a listening process into students’ argumentative essay assignments. Strategies […]

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Podcast: Encouraging Teachers to Build Students’ Executive Functioning Skills

Teacher educator, Brenda Watkins, shares her classroom experiences and content from the graduate level course Developing Executive Function to Empower Learners. Included are observable elements for recognizing strategies and opportunities for extending teacher focus on empowering students. Contact Brenda at: bwakins@pls3rdlearning.com Learn about Project Zero here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Teachers as Collaborators

What are the costs and benefits to teachers as they learn within PLC’s? Chad Dumas, the author of Let’s Put the C back in PLCs, answers this question and highlights how teachers can assess the effectiveness of their current PLC process along with strategies to improve its effectiveness. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

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