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Podcast: Evaluation or Coaching?

October 3, 2019 By admin

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Brianna Gray, Professional Practice Coordinator, as he ponders “Evaluation or Coaching?” Listen as Steve ponders the effect that evaluations and coaching have on teacher growth and student growth. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes […]

Podcast: Designing the Environment

October 3, 2019 By admin

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by Michelle Chittano to ponder “Designing the Environment.” Listen as Steve ponders the message that is communicated by the design of learning environments. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new […]

Podcast: Improvement or Change

October 3, 2019 By admin

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve is joined by PLS 3rd Learning CEO Don Jacobs, Ph.D., to ponder “Improvement or Change.” Listen as Steve examines the difference between improvement and change and their effect on desired learning outcomes for students.  Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud […]

Podcast: Heavy Coaching

October 3, 2019 By admin

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Heavy Coaching.” Listen as Steve ponders the differences between light and heavy coaching, an idea presented by Joellen Killion of Learning Forward. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new episodes. Thanks […]

Podcast: Coaching Questions – Going Slow to Go Fast

October 3, 2019 By admin

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Going Slow to Go Fast.” Listen as Steve ponders the questions that coaches use when teachers approach them with a concern or a problem. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast on iTunes or visit BarkleyPD.com to find new […]

Several Oregon Districts Prepare for Coaching

October 3, 2019 By admin

I recently worked in three Oregon School Districts as they invested in professional development to maximize the value of coaching programs. The following piece from Joellen Killion in the Winter 2007 (Vol 28,No 1) illustrates the importance of training coaches. In the Lebanon, OR district, building administrators and coaches completed two days of training last […]

Podcast: Everyone Deserves a Coach

October 3, 2019 By admin

In this week’s episode of the Steve Barkley Ponders Out Loud podcast, Steve ponders “Everyone Deserves a Coach.” Listen as Steve ponders how we should have models that cause everyone working in a building to have feedback at least once per week, as well as the idea that the more highly skilled and professional an […]

Promoting Coachability

October 3, 2019 By admin

Several years back I posted a blog on coachability that was triggered by Steve Keating’s post on the topic, titled How Coachable Are You?.  I reviewed that blog and searched a little further to find more thoughts on the topic of being coachable. As you read through this blog, consider your coachability. Is there room for […]

The Effect of Teacher Coaching

October 3, 2019 By admin

I read through a recent study on teacher coaching. The Effect of Teacher Coaching on Instruction and Achievement: A Meta-Analysis of the Causal Evidence* identifies the potential of coaching as a development tool and  illustrates the challenges of taking coaching programs to scale while maintaining effectiveness. Coaching effects in large-scale effectiveness trials with 100 teachers […]