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Small and Connected

A few days ago I received a beautiful photograph. Our daughter Beth sent us a picture of our granddaughter's first pair of shoes. The smallness of...

Brain Games

This post has been in draft form for a while. This month a number of research reports have been sharpening discussion about the role...

Visual Literacy and Fair Play

Two recent events have stimulated animated discussion about the role video can and should play in officiating. Thierry Henry's handball in a World Cup Football...

Attention and Learning

This post about attention and learning started with some ideas stimulated by Noah Charney's novel The Art Thief (2007). I liked his suggestion that "logic...

Feedforward

Introduction Over twenty years ago when I was researching my book Using Video in Sport (1988) I came across Peter Dowrick's work on self-modelling. I...

Erica McWilliam: The 21st Century Teacher: From Sage to Guide to Meddler

Erica McWilliam visited the University of Canberra this week (13 May) as part of the ACE on the Road program. The topic for her...

The Merry Makers

Hot on the heals of the ABC Sunday Arts' program (8 June) was a wonderful story about the Merry Makers (9 June). For anyone...