Tagged: inspiration


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...


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...