Distance Coaching - Steve Barkley

Collaborating with Parents as Partners Supporting Learners

“At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents.” – Jane D Hull, Governor of Arizona (1997 to 2003) Early in the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, as schools began moving to virtual learning at home for students, I began a new podcast […]

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Planning and Designing the “Schools” We Want and Deserve

I have been facilitating many educator conversations around the questions, “What have we discovered?” and “What do we want to do about it?” In a Fast Company article, 5 changes to expect in the workplace after COVID-19 by Diana Vienne, a senior partner with global change-leadership consultancy, Notion Consulting, I found a structure for some […]

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We Are In This Together

The title for this blog emerged when I listened to a Future Ready podcast with Superintendent Matt Miller from Lakota Local School District, Liberty Township, Ohio. Matt started and ended his comments pointing to the collaborative spirit that was critical to solving the initial problems of meeting students’ physical and emotional needs (providing meals) and […]

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How is Distance Coaching Different from in the Classroom Coaching? (Part 3)

I shared in part 1 and part 2 that when I was asked this question in an interview my first response was to change the question. I’m convinced that how coaching is the same is a much more important question. The critical components and elements of coaching that have been developed across the last twenty-five […]

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How is Distance Coaching Different from in the Classroom Coaching? (Part 2)

Last week, I shared that when I was asked the above question in interview session at the Simply Coaching Summit — Quarantine Edition with Nicole Turner, my first response was to ask to change the question. I’m convinced that how coaching is the same is a much more important question. The critical components and elements […]

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How is Distance Coaching Different From in the Classroom Coaching? (Part 1)

I was asked this question as I began an interview session at the Simply Coaching Summit — Quarantine Edition with Nicole Turner. My first response was to ask to change the question. I’m convinced that how coaching is the same is a much more important question. The critical components and elements of coaching that have […]

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