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How Might a Coach Respond?

While facilitating a group of coaches, I explored the role of using empathy statements and supporting statements to respond to teacher statements that coaches might describe as “challenging.” Teacher: “The […]

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Podcast: Coaching Around Student Engagement

Instructional coaches share that teachers often ask them to observe and coach with a focus on student engagement. What should a coach explore before agreeing to the teacher’s request? On […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Homework and Learning

Dr. Cathy Vatterott, the author of Rethinking Homework and Rethinking Grading provides teachers with research backed elements that increase the likelihood of investments of student time engaged in homework having […]

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Podcast: Identifying Student Engagement

Heather Lyon, an assistant superintendent and the author of, Engagement is Not a Unicorn (It’s a Narwhal), describes her Engagement Framework and its application for supporting teacher professional development and […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Building Student Engagement in Learning

Identify students’ responses to learning tasks along an engagement continuum from non-compliant to compliant to involved to absorbed. Gain some specific strategies for supporting an increase in student engagement. Subscribe […]

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Podcast: Signs of Engagement in Quality Learning

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve discusses recognizing when students are engaged in deep quality learning. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

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