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What Motivates Us?

I found Daniel Pink’s Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us video interesting. Specifically, when he spoke about rewarding the top performers and ignoring the low performers. This is something I see frequently in my own building. We have focused very much in increasing the rigor of our college prep and above level courses,… Continue reading What Motivates Us?

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Creating a Significant Learning Environment

(photo retrieved from tutorcruncher.com) Classrooms are a place for learning. Learning different contents, learning social skills, learning expectations, learning success and failure. Classrooms are for learning, yes. But, what if teachers could improve how students are learning? Is the current environment working at it’s best and fullest potential? Is there more we could be doing?… Continue reading Creating a Significant Learning Environment