vulnerability - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Confidence and Humility – Support Continuous Growth

Our “coachability” increases as we develop confident humility. Coaching leaders should be models of confident humility – continuously presenting themselves as learners. Continuous teacher growth requires teachers to be vulnerable and risk discovering that their current practice can be improved. Building teachers’ confidence and offering challenges is the work of coaches – very similar to […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Reflection as an Element of Co-teaching

Teachers, Colin Donelle and Jon Binschus, share the development of a teaching partnership that implements elements of peer coaching into their planning, teaching, & debriefing process. Reflection is continually increased throughout the process. The role of vulnerability and trust are explored. E-mail Colin: cdonelle@aisgz.org E-mail Jon: jbinschus@aisgz.org Find Colin on Twitter: @ColinDonelle Subscribe to the […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Teacher as Professional Learner

Lead by Learning Regional Director, Sarah Sugarman and JJ Hansen, a teacher leader, join Steve to explore the impact of quality shared learning experiences for teachers. How and why do teachers make their learning visible? How do students gain from their teacher’s willingness to be vulnerable and celebratory in their interactions with colleagues? Read the […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Reaping the Benefits of PLC’s

What are the teacher mindsets concerning PLC’s that encourage practices that impact teacher and student learning? How does teacher vulnerability, sharing student work and peer observation among PLC members increase the impact of PLCs? Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes!   PODCAST TRANSCRIPT […]

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Podcast: Coaching in Response to a Teacher’s Concern or Problem

It’s common for coaches to be pulled into quick problem solving when teachers share a problem or concern. There is much to be gained by coaching slow initially, to seek real understanding, in order to go fast later. In this podcast, Steve shares some of the reasons and models a coaching conference with a teacher […]

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Podcast: Personalized Professional Learning – Teacher Voice and Choice in Coaching

How do you personalize coaching conferences so that the teacher’s agenda is driving the process. Working from the teacher’s agenda and maintaining that focus builds trust and increases teacher’s vulnerability which increases teacher growth. A sample conference with a teacher is included. Find the Evaluation Coaching Continuum here. Find the Diagram on Teachers’ Agenda here. […]

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