Podcasts - Steve Barkley

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: Supporting Teacher Leaders

Michael Iannini, the author of Hidden in Plain Sight: Realizing the Full Potential of Middle Leaders, highlights the important role that teacher leaders play in a school’s effectiveness. How should administrators and coaches support these key influencers? How clearly is their leadership role defined both to the teacher leaders and the staff?  Are teacher leaders […]

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Podcast: Exploring Practicing and Studying With Your Learner

Learning how to learn is certainly one of the most important areas of knowledge and skills for our students to develop. Much future success requires new learning. Maximizing the return on time spent practicing and studying is both rewarding in current success and confident building for the future. It motivates future effort in studying and […]

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Podcast: Early Reading Classrooms – Coaching “Look For’s”

Dr. Heather Kenny, a past kindergarten teacher, reading interventionist, consultant and higher education teacher-educator, explores how school leaders and coaches can support teachers of early readers.  She is the President of Unleashed Innovation, Inc. and the creator of Sounder & Friends,™ an educational adventure show to develop learners’ phonemic awareness. Dr. Kenny identifies desired student […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Teaching So That Every Student Matters

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[Ad]: […]

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Podcast: Jim Knight Ponders With Steve About Reframing Mindsets Through Coaching (Part 2)

I had the pleasure to be a presenter at Jim Knight’s TLC21 Conference. Jim joined my session and shared his insights as we explored four different mindsets. In part 2, we examine a longer-term focus rather than the usual education short-term and how we can use our proximity to students for greater learning impact. View […]

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