Teacher Professional Development - Steve Barkley

Assessments: Task Neutral/Task Agnostic

I was introduced to these two terms in a Tom Schimmer podcast interview with Lee Ann Jung. The interview focused on assessments in Universal Design for Learning (UDL). “UDL guides […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Promoting Student Character Traits for Thriving Rather Than Striving

Teacher, author, and child development expert, Deborah Farmer Kris, examines the need for considering balance and purpose for our students. Teens are reporting as running on empty. Striving but not […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Scaffolding for Engagement in Complexity

Acceleration and equity require teachers to provide ALL students with engagement in on grade-level or above, complex learning tasks. Too little or too much scaffolding prevents students from gaining the […]

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Podcast: Applying What We Learned as School Begins

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by the director of sports at Dulwich College, Jess Byrne, to discuss what has been […]

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Podcast: Reflections on Being New to Teaching Online

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by educator, Aimée Skidmore, to explore her insights and reflections of teaching students online. Get […]

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Podcast: Supporting Teachers New to Online

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by associate professor at SUNY Empire State College, Dr. Rhianna Rogers, to look at how […]

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