Professional Development - Steve Barkley

Is Teacher Agency in Professional Growth the Key to Effective PD? (Guest Blog, Ann Lautrette)

Ann Lautrette, the author of “The Co-constructed Classroom,” previously joined me in a podcast describing co-constructed classrooms where decisions about aspects of learning, planning, doing and assessing are made in […]

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Wow! Awe! And Goosebumps!

I recently came across the work of Dacher Keltner,  the author of, “Awe: The New Science of Everyday Wonder and How It Can Transform Your Life.” Listening to a few […]

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Podcast: What Do We Know About Recess?

The author of “Rethinking Recess: Creating Safe and Inclusive Playtime For All Children in School,” Dr. Rebecca London, shares her research and guidelines for recess from Playworks. Find “lookfors” and […]

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Podcast: Expectations as a Foundation for Coaching Part 1

This podcast is pulled from a presentation/conversation I did with Nicole Turner as part of her Coaching Summit 2023. With a special consideration on those who are newer to their […]

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Introducing Peer Coaching

I had a request to assist a team of teacher leaders who had accepted the task of providing an introduction of peer coaching to teachers who are new to their […]

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Podcast: How Teachers Can Build Student Led Discussions

“Stop talking so much and make time for inquiry.” That’s the first of the six strategies that Alexis Wiggins and Tracy Hill share from their experiences as teachers and instructional […]

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