All Blog Posts Tagged 'motivation' (24)

Your invitation to join a conversation with Dan Pink

Dan Pink, author of A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future, is one of the most engaging speakers I've heard recently. You may not agree with everything he says, but you'll be thinking about it for a while.





Dan's most recent book, Drive, is about how to activate motivation in students, in workers, and in ourselves. He has graciously agreed to come to the weekly online meeting of the… Continue

Added by suehellman on February 12, 2010 at 7:00am — No Comments

Do web 2.0 tools affect student motivation?

This past year, I tried to incorporate many web 2.0 opportunities in my lessons. I have the challenge of my district blocking and/or preventing student work to be published online. I, however, volunteered to pilot several web 2.0 tool activities with my students. Each experience required that I provide feedback on possible concerns or explain how the tool benefited my students' learning. I was thrilled recently when my district's technology director said he was going to propose changes to our… Continue

Added by Glen Westbroek on August 28, 2009 at 5:30pm — 6 Comments

Motivating Students with the Time Bank Philosophy

WHAT IS A TIME BANK?

I recently went to an informational session on Time Banks, where I got to hear about the philosophy behind Time Banking from its founder, Edgar Cahn. For those not familiar with the concept, Wikipedia's quick description of Time Banking is below:
Time Banking refers to a pattern of reciprocal service exchange which uses units of time as currency and is an example of an alternative economic…
Continue

Added by Chris Fritz on July 28, 2009 at 9:24am — No Comments

Mathetics versus didactics

Classroom 2.0 is compelling - especially if the entire philosophy of education is turned around and we begin to think of learning versus teaching.



Seymour Papert is a big fan of using the word Mathetics - the science of Learning - when we speak of education in the 21st century. The factory method of education that we all know and hate is based on the science of Teaching or Didactics.



Check out Guide by the Side... ...not Sage on the… Continue

Added by Jorge Nelson on January 6, 2009 at 9:54pm — No Comments

Monthly Archives

2019

2018

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

2007

1999

1948

Report

Win at School

Commercial Policy

If you are representing a commercial entity, please see the specific guidelines on your participation.

Badge

Loading…

Follow

Awards:

© 2019   Created by Steve Hargadon.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service