Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

Last Friday evening before turning in for the night, I shared a six part, threaded series of thoughts on Twitter based on frequent conversations I have with technology-fearful adults. Before reflecting a bit more on these ideas, as well as sharing some of the responses these tweets invited from others, I’ll share this series of (almost) 240 character posts as a single paragraph: I am amazed how many adults start conversations with me by saying, “You know I’m just not…

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Problem Solving: Advice For All Teachers – Education Article

Reading Time: 1 minute What would be your number one piece of advice for all teachers? If I think back to all the difficult periods throughout my teaching career, there is one thing that resonates on each occasion. I failed to share my views with those who held me to account. Logical reasoning? As a teacher, there is very little opportunity for reflection. On the other side of the coin, the person that pulls the strings, your head teacher or…

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On Coaching: You Give Two Kinds of Feedback. Are They Aligned?? – Education Article

01.11.19On Coaching: You Give Two Kinds of Feedback. Are They Aligned?? Here’s a slide I showed recently to coaches at a workshop: The slide is an attempt to describe a common challenge I see in the teaching/coaching of athletes. Here’s the scene. Athletes are playing. We are observing them as coaches. We notice something that needs to be improved. So we stop and make a teaching point.  All of this is to the good-especially if we can discipline ourselves to…

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