Tagged: inspiration

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Reignite the fire

Teaching is a hard job. It’s quite easy to become disheartened sometimes. I think the best advice someone gave me once was “Look after yourself. Make sure you get enough rest.┬áBe nice to your mind and your body. Be nicer to yourself than you think you should be”. If you are looking for some thought-provoking quotes to keep things in...

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Carrot, stick, both or something else?

How do you motivate students? How do you get them wanting to learn? Carrot, stick, both, or something else? What does the science say? There’s a great video on Youtube of an animation of a talk Dan Pink gave explaining what science says about motivating people. The video talks about motivational strategies within the world of work, getting adults working...