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Don’t Chase Success. There Is a Better Way. – Personal Growth – Medium

***Personal Development Series: Wisdom for a Wednesday***

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          “Success” has many meanings–and no meaning at all. 77 more words

Lead from the Inside Out

by Richard Martin

It’s common to provide rewards and (occasionally) punishments to inflect behaviour. For instance, my daughter works on telephone sales. When they reach their weekly goals, they receive a monetary incentive. 277 more words


The Science of Learning: Internalization of Motivation

From my previous articles, it is obvious that intrinsic motivation is what we want to foster in our learners. We can reinforce intrinsic motivation in learners, but it takes effort to do it right. 806 more words


Genius Corner: Catching High-Flyers, Motivating All Learners, and Providing Equal Access

Connecting Ideas

I first heard about this concept at the 2016 Pete & C in Hershey, PA (Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference) as Genius Time… 3,362 more words

A haircut ... and a real job

I find that if I am able to get students discussing the topic and taking seriously the valid ideas they come up with then there is usually a higher level of engagement. 276 more words

On Inspired Leadership- Employee Motivation

This post is from the series Managing to Manage while Learning to Lead.

I have always been a curious person, which means I love to learn. 2,339 more words


Tip #12: Rewards make hard work of working hard.

Rewards often work in the short-term and are recommended by education experts as a way to modify behaviour. However, long-term use of rewards damages motivation and makes working hard seem like hard work. 752 more words

Classroom Management