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TLAC Global: Two Great Videos from Chile – Education Article

02.05.20TLAC Global: Two Great Videos from Chile A Perfect Moment…. For the last couple of years we’ve been partnering with an organization in Chile called Aptus. They’ve taken TLAC materials and not only translated them but developed training and support systems to develop teachers throughout Chile. Recently they taped a few of their own champions to give teachers local examples to study and happily they sent a few examples my way. We watched them at a team meeting at TLAC…

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How Sadie McLeary Manages Student Participation (Video) – Education Article

12.19.19How Sadie McLeary Manages Student Participation (Video) Sadie’s teaching has been inspiring us for several years now- every since she taught at one of Uncommon’s NYC high schools. Now she’s at Western Guilford HS in Greensboro, NC Happy Holidays, friends. I give you the gift of outstanding video to send you off into your winter break. This clip is of Sadie McCleary’s class. She’s a Chemistry teacher at Western Guilford High School in Greensboro, North Carolina. Generally this clip will…

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Learn Like A Champion-Torquay Academy’s Students Are In-The-Loop On TLAC – Education Article

Margetts and some of his pupils     One of the highlights of my trip to the UK last June was visiting Torquay Academy in Devon- not just because it’s a really outstanding school where happy kids are given the gift of orderly school and rich, challenging instruction but–epiphany alert–because when teachers used techniques like Wait Time and Cold Call they were transparent with students–cooperative even. You see they had they explained the techniques teachers used to students in advance…

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For Coaches: How James Beeston Prepares His Players to Get the Most Out of (the Mental Side of) Training – Education Article

12.07.18For Coaches: How James Beeston Prepares His Players to Get the Most Out of (the Mental Side of) Training I was down in Florida earlier this week talking to coaches in U.S. Soccer’s Academy Director’s course… a high-level training for men and women who run–and design instruction at–top tier clubs. We talked a lot about asking questions of players- how important it is to build their attention and focus and cause them to think about the game as they play. …

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Building Mental Engagement Among Athletes Through Questioning – Education Article

01.04.19Building Mental Engagement Among Athletes Through Questioning Coaches love to ask questions to help their athletes understand the decisions they must make during performance. This is especially true in group invasion games like soccer (football), rugby, basketball and hockey–games that require an especially high degree of coordination and shared decision-making. One potential problem with asking questions of athletes is making sure that the environment in which they are answered has a high ‘Ratio’. Here’s what I mean by that. This…

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