Augmented Reality and Coaching

Most of us have heard of virtual reality… virtual reality replaces the real world with a computer generated simulated one.  By contrast, augmented reality (AR) is a live, copy, view of a physical, real-world environment whose elements are augmented (or … Continue reading

“Passing” and “Catching” Information in a Connected Society

It is funny the circuitous route information sometimes takes getting from the “quarterback” to the “receiver”. A couple of weeks ago, a startup education tech company, Dewsly (@dewsly), sent me a tweet about their platform, because I was a teacher … Continue reading

Flipped Coaching Resources and Tips

A long post, I know… but some good information with some excellent links and sources for information. “Flipping” the classroom or practice field refers to the concept of using technology to flip the traditional classroom/ meeting time; using online, shared … Continue reading

Defensive Game Planning – Flipped Coaching

As a coach and teacher, I have a continuous, internal dialogue that takes place.  Time is at a premium, and it is inflexible, so whenever I am contemplating adding something else to my plate, this internal conversation begins.  I try … Continue reading

Checking for Understanding

A point of emphasis for all teachers in our school this year has been  “checking for understanding” with our students.   As teachers, we are trying to move away from a strictly lecture format, with the instructor asking at the end … Continue reading

Ask the Questions

Even though there is “officially” no football this time of year, it is always an exciting time for prep programs… Everyone is undefeated Everyone is right in the middle of their off-season program Everyone has their athletes working hard to … Continue reading

The Limitations of 140 Characters

Let me preface this post by saying that I embrace technology and I use many social media tools. I tweet daily, scan the twittershpere for nuggets, and participate in several online twitter chats (see Post #TXHSFBCHAT… The Fastest 60 Minutes … Continue reading

Overcoming Fear

What makes you anxious? What are you afraid of? What are your fears… your irrational fears? We all have them. Blame it on your “Lizard Brain”… the part of your brain called the amygdala. The amygdala’s job is to provide … Continue reading