Comfortable with Discomfort

August 17, 2017

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Comfortable with Discomfort”.  Listen as Steve discusses the need for school leaders, instructional coaches, and teachers to create environments where staffs and students are comfortable with discomfort.  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!

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Home Learning vs. Homework

August 11, 2017

In the fifth episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Home Learning vs. Homework."  Listen as Steve examines the impact that home learning makes on student achievement.  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!

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Supporting or Hijacking Professional Learning Communities

August 1, 2017

In the fourth episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Supporting or Hijacking Professional Learning Communities.”  Listen as Steve explores how PLCs can positively impact student success through quality school-based leadership.  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!

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Warm Demanders

July 20, 2017

In the third episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Warm Demanders.”  Listen as Steve examines the work of Judith Kleinfeld, who observed teachers who were having the greatest success in producing student learning and labeled them “warm demanders."  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks for listening!

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Maximizing Learning

July 13, 2017

In the second episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by PLS 3rd Learning CEO Don Jacobs, Ph.D., to ponder “Maximizing Learning.” Listen, as Don and Steve examine the design of a school day with the goal of creating an environment where the largest number of students are spending the greatest amount of time engaged in the most appropriate learning activity and behavior. Thanks for listening!

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The Importance of a Collaborative School Culture

July 5, 2017

In each episode of the Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve will offer insight on important educational topics, answer questions, and explore educational best practices, based on his over-30 year career as an education consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally. In the first episode, Steve ponders “The Importance of a Collaborative School Culture.” Thanks for listening!

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