• The conversation is happening

      Yesterday as I scrolled through my twitter feed one tweet led me to a blog post by Gino Bondi, “What Questions are You Asking?”¬† In this post he writes,”The real work, the elbows deep in learning stuff, is in leading the potentially¬†difficult conversations around what learning should look like.”¬† This struck me as a… Continue Reading

  • I second that emotion…

    If you’ve been following this blog for a little while, you may already be aware that Elena Aguilar is one of my personal education heroes. One of reasons I have such tremendous respect for her as a person and for the amazing work that she does is her capacity to help us all see what… Continue Reading

  • What’s in a Coach?

    This summer I found the book I believe I’ve been waiting for all my career: The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation by Elena Aguilar. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass 2013). Let me try to explain why. The title of my masters thesis in Sport Psychology back in 1997 raised the question: What’s in a… Continue Reading