virtual learning - Steve Barkley

Reframing the Problem: Reframing the Mindsets

This blog found its roots when seemingly unconnected resources in my “to read list” connected with the designing and coaching work I am doing with schools in varied locations around the world and in differing situations regarding students returning to school. Adam Fishman, a friend, and the founder of Onora, an organization created with the […]

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Podcast for Teachers – Teaching and Learning Virtually: What Works for This Middle School Science Teacher

Denise Wright, who teaches 8th grade earth science virtually for Horry County Schools in South Carolina, is a virtual teacher of the year who writes an online teacher column for the National Science Teachers’ Association. Listen as she shares her passion and strategies for engaging students in science inquiry and learning. Her engagement of students […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Building Developmental Relationships—Teachers’ Findings

Four educators from Passaic Public Schools in New Jersey share their experiences and insights with building development relationships when school is virtual. These educators are approaching a year of virtual teaching. Their enthusiasm and optimism drives their ongoing learning and that of their students. Get in contact with Chad, Director of Staff Development at: cleverett@passaicschools.org […]

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Teaching and Teachers Are Central to Engagement

The title of this blog is one of the proposals shared by Nick Zepke and Linda Leach in a research article titled Improving Student Engagement: Ten Proposals for Action. They use these definitions for engagement: Students’ cognitive investment in, active participation in, and emotional commitment to their learning. Students’ involvement with activities and conditions likely […]

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Podcast for Teachers: A Look at Teaching & Learning Through the Eyes of a Teacher and a Parent

Listen in as a teacher and parent share with Steve their experiences with hybrid and virtual learning through both lenses. Hear the importance of their communication to support each other in maximizing learning opportunities. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes! PODCAST TRANSCRIPT Steve […]

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Podcast for Parents: Supporting Your Learners – Being a Coach

Whether your learners are working virtually, in classrooms, or doing both in a hybrid model, your assistance as a learning coach can build more current academic success now and reinforce important executive functioning skills. These are career and life skills. Listen as Steve provides some specific focus areas and examples of what coaching conversations might […]

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