Podcasts - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Some Beliefs Behind Guiding Teacher Growth

Steve shares three beliefs that are a foundation for his work guiding school leaders as they focus on promoting continuous teacher growth: • There is no Mountaintop to Teaching • Teaching is a Team Sport • Teaching needs to be public with one’s colleagues Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Teachers as Collaborators

What are the costs and benefits to teachers as they learn within PLC’s? Chad Dumas, the author of Let’s Put the C back in PLCs, answers this question and highlights how teachers can assess the effectiveness of their current PLC process along with strategies to improve its effectiveness. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

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Podcast for Parents: Teaching Our Children to Learn From Mistakes and Minimize Mistakes

Author, Colleen Cruz, presents a clear strategy for dealing with our parenting mistakes and our children’s mistakes.  She and Steve explore and laugh about the mistakes we all make while parenting and how we can coach our own continuous development. Find Colleen’s book, “Risk. Fail. Rise” here. Visit Colleen’s website here. Subscribe to the Steve […]

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Podcast: Joyful Coaching- How Instructional Coaches and Leaders Can Bring More Joy to Teachers and Students

Brittany Cabrera, an instructional coach with a history of joyful teaching, examines her discoveries about joy and academic achievement. She discusses how leaders can carry a joyful mindset into their work with teachers that models the relationship for teachers to build with students. Read Brittany’s article, “Awakening Joy in Schools” here. Subscribe to the Steve […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Some Things That Are Working In Remote Teaching

Matt Johnson, a high school Language Arts teacher, who has been teaching remotely for the past year, shares strategies that he has found work for him in engaging students in learning. He includes approaches for providing writing feedback. With 163 students, one minute of feedback per student takes three hours. Find out about “flash feedback”. […]

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Podcast: An Instructional Coach Explores How to Begin a Department PLC

What might a coach consider as she plans to introduce a PLC mindset to a middle school staff? Listen in as this coach shares her questions and wonderings. Steve provides his thoughts, experiences and recommendations as she proceeds with her preparations. Visit the “hot topics” section of Steve’s blog here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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