Stacy Chapman

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Secret Teacher has had it with WALTS, WILFS and other education jargon

I'm being 'co-coached' by an 'outstanding' team of 'senior and middle management', and 'classroom practitioners' and 'fully engaged' in the 'forward thinking, thought shower' of 'cascading' ideas that is an academy in England. The word school and teacher are frowned upon here, centre for learning …

Jargon To Jabberwocky: 3 Books On Writing Well

I'm an English professor, and I spent the first 15 years of my career trying to write like one. You might be surprised by what that's like. We don't emulate the fiction writers we most admire. We too rarely practice what we preach to our composition students — namely that good writing is simple and …

The future of cricket coaching: jargon, management-speak and pop science?

Dress it up all you want, but just make sure you watch the ball, keep your head still and hit the thing when it's under your nose<p>Neil D'Costa, known for the years he has spent coaching Michael Clarke as well as for his work with Phil Hughes and Mitchell Starc, gave a barbed little interview to the …