Tag Archive: coaching

Conferring Notes: The Key to Unit Planning


Crafting a system for conferring notes can be a catch-all of sorts, a strategy for ensuring that teammates engage in the highest leverage instructional conversations before the unit begins—even if they haven’t had extended time to unit plan together.

Conferring with Writers is Like Coaching Skiers: Strength ID and Enhancement


Many years ago, one of my first jobs was as a ski instructor at a local ski resort. During our instructor training, we were taught a technique called “strength identification and enhancement.”

Office Tour


Welcome to my office. 🙂 I’ll share some images and a little candid commentary. At the end I reveal my dark secret about organization. Computer Area I’ve used this so much the letters are worn off… Continue reading