Instructional Coaches - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Another Look At Educator Beliefs and Behaviors

“Stop Saying ‘These Kids Don’t Care About School’.” That’s the title of an op-ed piece written by podcast guest Laurie Putnam, superintendent in St Cloud, MN. Laurie identifies how this […]

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Podcasting for Learning – 500 Episodes of The Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud Podcast!

Thanks to staff at PLS 3rd Learning and scores of educators and authors, we are celebrating our 500th podcast! We took a few minutes to share our experiences with you. […]

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Podcast: Exploring Student Learning With Teachers

Liz Keable, a specialist in guiding increased student leaning through metacognition practices, provides insights and suggestions for supporting and coaching teachers. “If we want to have a real impact on […]

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Podcast: Educators’ Beliefs Drive Educators’ Behaviors

Kyle Coppes, a secondary principal, shares the thinking behind an opinion piece he wrote titled, “Student Laziness Is a Myth. Here’s Why.” – “The belief that laziness exists will limit […]

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Podcast: Tech Tools and Student Engagement

Heather Lyon, the author of, “Engagement is Not a Unicorn, It’s a Narwahl” and “The Big Book of Engagement Strategies,” shares her insights on student engagement and teacher strategies from […]

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Podcast: Communicating Interest and Positiveness in Coaching

Just as teachers use a focus on communicating interest and positiveness to inspire, motivate, and foster a positive learning classroom environment, coaches need to communicate the same with their coachees. […]

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