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St Andrew's Primary School Christmas Roadshow 2014

The strings program commenced at St Andrew’s Primary School in 2009 and was one of the first classroom strings programs implemented in a Catholic School in the Diocese of Parramatta. 378 more words

Music Education

5 Essentials to Building a Motivated Mindset

“Workouts are like brushing my teeth;

I don’t think about them, I just do them.

The decision has already been made.”

– Patti Sue Plumer, U.S. 1,701 more words

Life With No Limits

The Recipe for a High Performing Team - Ingredient 2

This series of posts, The Recipe for a High Performing Team, covers the key ingredients to building a group that consistently performs at a high level of excellence. 416 more words

The Recipe For A High Performing Team

TED Talks--Intrinsic Motivation

What Drives Motivation?

This is a great morning TED that elaborates on last weeks discussion about motivation. What do you think? Is intrinsic motivation important in the workplace?


How to maintain the technique of a professional and passion of an amateur

In his book “Flow” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi reminds us of the origins of the somewhat maligned terms “amateur” and “dilettante”:

“… originally, ‘amateur’, from the Latin verb amare, ‘to love’, referred to a person who loved what he was doing.

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The Learning Game

“For long lives in a world of change, the game of learning could be the most important game to learn.”

I love this quote by Perkins (2009) because it rings so true with me. 700 more words


Motivation is the desire to want to do something in order to achieve a certain goal or making an effort in something such as your work. 283 more words