Podcasts for Parents - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Parents: Building Optimism (Part 16)

There are specific behaviors that one can consciously practice to gain optimism. In the opening to a multi-part podcast, Steve explores two of these behaviors: worst case scenario and valuing partial solutions. Consider how you can model these for your learners and guide them through exploring their own application. These are days that can test […]

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Podcast for Parents: Supporting Students’ Learning From Success & Failing (Part 15)

To develop as competent confident learners, students need to experience successes and failing. Explore how to assist your learner in analyzing their experiences in both succeeding and failing to develop strategies for future success. Build empowered learners. Watch A.J. Juliani’s video here. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit […]

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Podcast for Parents: Learners’ Screen Time (Part 14)

With many students now having to learn at home, it’s important for parents to be mindful of the negative effects of spending too much time on screens.  Listen as neuroscientist, Dr. Mark Williams explains how to manage learners’ screen time. Visit Dr. Williams’ website here. Get in touch with Dr. Mark Williams: drmark@drmarkwilliams.com Subscribe to […]

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Podcast for Parents: Supporting Learners Who Are Stressed or Anxious During This School Closure (Part 13)

The many impacts of the pandemic and school closures include the potential to create increased stress and anxiety for ourselves and our children. In this podcast, you’ll find out how to best spot indications of learners’ stress and ways to reduce and respond. Read Jessica’s article here. Find Jessica’s books here. Subscribe to the Steve […]

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Podcast for Parents: Finding the “Goldilocks” Challenge Sweet Spot (Part 12)

Maximum learning occurs when learners are in the high-focused attention sweet spot.  Parents can observe and gauge where their children are in relation to the sweet spot and support them in reaching the high-focused attention area. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. PODCAST […]

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Podcast for Parents: Developing Mastery Oriented Learners (Part 11)

Mastery oriented learners are intrinsically motivated to learn for competency rather than to be driven by external rewards or fear of punishment. They are empowered learners who make conscious choices about effort to learn. Examine what practices you can implement to empower your student. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

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