student empowerment - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Guiding Teachers to Build Co-Constructed Classrooms

Author and international educator, Ann Lautrette, describes a co-constructed classroom as a space where students are valued and empowered, where teachers and students work together to plan learning, to do […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Encouraging Students to Slow Down, Breathe, Unplug, and Have Fun

Listen in as Steve talks with experienced teacher, Founder of Mari Fox Wellness, and author of “Yay for Yoga,” Mari Irwin. Mari provides yoga workshops at schools and for participants […]

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Empower the Learner Profile

Kathleen McClaskey, CEO of Empower the Learner and co-author of “Make Learning Personal” and “How to Personalize Learning,” identifies the need to develop student capacity to support their own learning, […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Emotions Are Not Soft Skills. They are Hard Science.

Tara Brown, The Connection Coach, shares the need for relationships to precede relevance and rigor. The author of “Different Cultures – Common Ground,” shares beliefs and strategies that guide us […]

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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 […]

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