Tag Archives: Motivation

Driving Down New Roads: A Motivational Roadmap

Our First Stop? Daniel H. Pink’s Drive It is imperative to note that although this blog post draws heavily from Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink, this is in no way a review nor … Continue reading

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Drive: Finding Intrinsic Motivation

“Human beings have an innate inner drive to be autonomous, self-determined, and connected to one another. And when that drive is liberated, people achieve more and live richer lives.”
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A Note to the Teacher: DRIVE!

What drives a classroom? Daniel H. Pink, the author of New York Times best-seller, Drive helps us tackle this specific question. He uncovers the surprising truth about what truly motivates us. Motivation 3.0 We are going to dive into Motivation … Continue reading

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Rising to the Challenge

What if I’m not enough? When I think about my biggest challenges and fears in teaching, this is the thought that comes up the most. To be an exemplary teacher is incredibly difficult. The relatively little experience I’ve had has required … Continue reading

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Make Me Excited

Getting students engaged with a lesson can be the hardest thing about teaching. You can come up with the most engaging things possible, and then realize that it will cost way too much to actually carry out. Obviously, we can’t … Continue reading

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Effective utilization of tech tools

Effective utilization of tech tools By: Hayley Johnson We educators know how prevalent technology is becoming in classrooms. Students have Chromebooks, laptops, desktop computers, handheld mobile devices, tablets, and probably more technology that we have never used before in the … Continue reading

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Add Art

What is STEAM? STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. These are all important to incorporate into the classroom to give students a chance to use different fields. The recent addition of art is to help … Continue reading

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Who do you think is a doctor?

This is what I got back from google when I searched for “Doctor” in images. This is what I got back from Google when I searched for “Engineer” in images. In both of these images, about one forth of the … Continue reading

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Together We Can Do Great Things

Groups vs Teams: I really like the quote above! Every student had different strengths and weaknesses. This is why working together is important. What you call people that are working together can make a difference in how they view themselves … Continue reading

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Candy Isn’t Always the Answer

Think about your life and what motivates you to get out of bed in the morning. Normally, people say that money, possessions, and success make them motivated. The promise of a reward is a completing goal, but is nothing new. … Continue reading

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