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Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

03.23.17 On ‘Good,’ The Most Commonly Used Word in Practice

  If you had to guess the single most frequently used word in a typical practice, what word would it be? [I’m thinking about soccer here but it really could be any form of practice.] My guess is that it would be: “good.” Coaches say “good” to players constantly and with a variety of meanings.  This…