Emotional Situations in Coaching

I recently finished a two-day introductory course into coaching through Growth Coaching International. Their approach is based around three core ‘pillars’: a framework for the coaching conversation (the GROWTH model); core micro communication skills, and; coaching as a way of being. What interested me most was the notion of ‘coaching as a way of being’…

Generous Orthodoxy and Educational Change

In Episode 9 of Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast Revisionist History, he looks into the concept of ‘generous orthodoxy’. The term comes from theologian Hans Fry, who said, Orthodoxy without generosity leads to blindness, while generosity without orthodoxy is shallow and empty. The challenge is finding balance between the orthodoxy of the past and a generosity to…

V is for Visuals #EdublogsClub

This is my response to the this week’s prompt as a part of the Edublogs Club challenge: write a post that includes an image. “Picture This” by mrkrndvs is licensed under CC BY-SA Robert Schuetz posted about the power of images for blogging. He argued that, Readers are more likely to view and remember blog…