coaching - Steve Barkley

Coaches Creating Magical Ripples

I was recently engaged in an online conversation with instructional coaches that very quickly reinforced my experiences concerning the lack of common expectations for instructional coaches. Some instructional coaches at […]

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Podcasting for Learning – 500 Episodes of The Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud Podcast!

Thanks to staff at PLS 3rd Learning and scores of educators and authors, we are celebrating our 500th podcast! We took a few minutes to share our experiences with you. […]

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Podcast: Exploring Student Learning With Teachers

Liz Keable, a specialist in guiding increased student leaning through metacognition practices, provides insights and suggestions for supporting and coaching teachers. “If we want to have a real impact on […]

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Podcast: Communicating Interest and Positiveness in Coaching

Just as teachers use a focus on communicating interest and positiveness to inspire, motivate, and foster a positive learning classroom environment, coaches need to communicate the same with their coachees. […]

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Coaching as a Thinking Partner

Thinking Partner is a term that I have been using in describing the conversations that I work to have emerge with coachees, especially in post observation conversations. Reading Dr. Kristine […]

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Podcast: Coaching Post Conferencing

How do coaches increase teacher voice and reflection in post conferencing? Too often the coach’s voice can sound more like a report being given (similar to supervision conferences) rather than […]

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