Monthly Archives: February 2010

Where’s The Fun?

Two weeks ago I wrote this piece about practicing, specifically about deliberate practice.  A couple of reader’s comments got me thinking more about the role of fun in practice. “The only point I might disagree with is that practice should … Continue reading

Practicing What You Almost Know

I got my driver’s license today! [Imagines wild applause] And now I understand why driving analogies are often used in describing learning models.  Having just finished Geoff Colvin’s Talent Is Overrated, this model is fresh in my mind… To learn … Continue reading