Instructional Coaching - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Establishing Trust With Coaching Pre-Conferences

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve looks at establishing trust in coaching by modeling a pre-conference with instructional coach, Chris Pottebaum. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening! PODCAST TRANSCRIPTAnnouncer : 00:00 Steve Barkley […]

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Podcast: Conversations With Coaches #2

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by instructional coaches & PLS Classes instructors, Nicole Zakrewsky, Laura Mackenthun and Jim Jones to discuss their experiences, insights and suggestions around coaching. Get in touch with Nicole: nzakrewsky@PLS3rdlearning.com Get in touch with Laura: lmackenthun@PLS3rdLearning.com Get in touch with Jim: […]

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Principal and Instructional Coach Conversations to Build a Partnership

The alignment of an instructional coach’s and principal’s messages to staff is important in maintaining teacher actions what will drive increased student learning. Both principal and coach must make constant decisions and responses to staff during busy school days throughout the year. Rich conversations assist principal and coach in knowing their thinking is based on […]

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Respecting Teachers’ Goals and Values

Writing for the Harvard Business Review, Do Your Employees Feel Respected?, Kristie Rogers reports that, “When you ask workers what matters most to them, feeling respected by superiors often tops the list. In a recent survey by Georgetown University’s Christine Porath of nearly 20,000 employees worldwide, respondents ranked respect as the most important leadership behavior.” Beth […]

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Podcast: Conversations With Coaches #1

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by instructional coaches, Heather Paden and Jessica O’Gorman to discuss their experiences, insights and suggestions around coaching. Get in touch with Heather: hpaden@pls3rdlearning.com Get in touch with Jessica: Jogorman@pls3rdlearning.com Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

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Instructional Coaches Working with Whole School Professional Development

This is the third of three blogs illustrating how coaches can apply the backwards process of connecting the desired student learning production behaviors to the teacher behaviors/practices/strategies that can generate those behaviors. This post focuses on the coach working with an entire school staff. The previous blogs considered coaches working with individual teachers and PLCs, […]

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