Instructional Coaches - 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: 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: 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: Compassionate Coaching

Kathy Perret and Kenny McKee join the podcast to share insights from their new book, Compassionate Coaching: How Educators Navigate the Barriers to Professional Growth. “Successful Coaching is a humanistic, compassionate process that places students at its center. Truly effective coaching places people above programs.” Read Compassionate Coaching here.  Contact Kathy Perret: kathyperret@gmail.com Contact Kenneth […]

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Podcast: Examining the Dark Side of Rigor

Ole Jorgenson and Percy Abram, authors of the article The Dark Side of Rigor, share their past and current experiences and research in exploring problems that arise when rigor is defined as “lots of difficult work” rather than depth and challenges in learning. They share ways to engage staff and parents in important reflections connecting […]

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Podcast: The Gift of Coaching

Coaching feedback from a colleague is a gift and something all of us as educators deserve. Steve provides a compelling why for bringing this gift to all educators. View the video version here.  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes! PODCAST TRANSCRIPTSteve [Intro]: 00:00 […]

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