Considering Blogging as a Scholarly Activity

Introduction A few weeks ago I was invited to blog about blogging. I have had a number of responses to the post and in this post I want to share points made by a colleague, Scott Fleming. Three other contributions have prompted this post: Stephen Downes’ link to and response to Shelley Wright’s Blogging is … Continue reading Considering Blogging as a Scholarly Activity

Grazing on the periphery

It has been a great week for grazing … much of it enabled by Mara Averick’s open sharing. It started with news of Alison Hill’s speakerdeck presentation. Alison discusses courage, enchantment, permission, persistence and trust as elements of creative learning. She concludes with this slide: What fascinated me about Alison’s presentation was her synthesis of … Continue reading Grazing on the periphery

Coach education: watch making and pinball?

This morning, John Kessel shared a poem with me (and his network of coaches) written by Terry Pettit. The title is If I Could Coach Again. I copy it in full as a postscript to this post. The poem arrived early morning here in Braidwood and made a great start to my day. The first … Continue reading Coach education: watch making and pinball?