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#coachlearninginsport: any limits?

Yesterday was one of those wonderful days of discovery. Overnight, the oak tree in our garden had gone from empty branches to the green shoots of Spring. It was as if it had been waiting for an opportunity to be warmed. Without being too metaphorical, my reading yesterday was about the greening of the imagination, oak-like. A Twitter link took me to a blog post by Katie Martin, 5 Reasons Professional Development is NOT Transforming Learning. Katie introduced her discussion with this quote from Dylan Wiliam: One of the five reasons Katie cites for the lack of impact of professional development is "there...

Horizons

Introduction My wife, Sue, and I spent a delightful day, yesterday, with our grandchildren Ivy and Jolyon. We had a picnic at Malua Bay. Whilst we were there we were looking out to sea and we started talking about horizons and how far you can see. To our delight, as we were looking out to sea, we spotted whales playing just near enough to see splashing but far enough away not to recognise if they were humpbacks. Sue was a very good spotter and spent a lot of time directing Ivy and Jolyon's gazes to the splashes. The whales seemed to be...