Podcasts - Steve Barkley
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Podcast: Coaching and Leading with Relational Energy

Steve identifies 3 strategies that leaders can be doing now to build relational energy with their staff. Relational energy is important because the more you have the more bought in and accountable staff will be for realizing their development goals and increasing student success. Visit Kim Cameron’s Blog here. See the slides and video of […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Creating Environments and Time for Play

The author of Emphasizing the Importance of Play During Distance Learning, Madeleine Rogin, shares her experiences and insights around the role of play for teachers and students. Play tends to provide intrinsic motivation, opportunities for decision making, and spontaneous immersion in the moment; all of which have positive impacts on learning. Find her article, Emphasizing […]

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Podcast: Mindsets to Explore for the Start of School (Part II)

Steve and Cory Camp from SIBME Coach Replay, discuss how a focus on longer term thinking as we approach teaching and learning may better serve our students. They examine what strengths were developed by teachers, students, and parents during the past year and how coaches can support teachers tapping this learning for building student success. […]

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Podcast for Parents: When Is a Rigorous Program What We Want for Our Students? When Isn’t It?

What signs signal us as parents that the “rigor” level of our child’s program may need an adjustment? What conversations should parents be having with school staff about rigor? How do we encourage programs that develop well-rounded people who impact the world? Two heads of schools share their experiences. Read “The Dark Side of Rigor” […]

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Podcast: Mindsets to Explore for the Start of School (Part I)

Mindsets influence both conscious and unconscious behaviors we as educators put into practice. In part one of this series, Cory Camp from SIBME Coach Replay joins me to explore how fear of “learning loss” might be replaced with excitement for rejoining our students in a love of learning and being together. How teachers can collaborate […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Building Students Executive Functioning

Teachers can invest in conscious planning to create opportunities for students to strengthen executive functioning skills. Experienced teacher and teacher educator, Brenda Watkins, outlines the benefits and example strategies for all grade levels. Learn More & Register for the Developing Executive Function to Empower Learners course here.  Contact Brenda: bwakins@pls3rdlearning.com Subscribe to the Steve Barkley […]

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