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What I recently learned about videogames…

In the brilliant book “Glued To Games” motivational psychologists Scott Rigby and Richard Ryan explain why games can be so damn engaging. 913 more words

Intrinsic Motivation

The Case Against Endurance

Schools everywhere select mostly for endurance.

This comment came in response to my tale of Wastelands and Meadows. No further explanation was provided and, in the context of my story, I wasn’t quite sure what to make of it.

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Initiating Movement & Disguised Learning with Music

This digital weable concept to motivate movement was created through experiments on the idea of reconstructing music through action/movements as a tool for disguised skill development… 576 more words

Intrinsic Motivation

What I learned by being a bit crap at maths

I can never identify with people who say they ‘hated’ maths in school. I never hated it. I think I sort of liked it.

But, I would do all the calculations and still get it wrong. 1,007 more words


Class agreements rather than rules

As I get ready to go back to the classroom after three years of instructional coaching, I am thinking a lot about management. Graceful classroom management is what allows you to be a teacher instead of a jailer. 307 more words

Class Agreements

The power of intrinsic motivation

Things have never been the same ever since I started teaching English. 356 more words

English As A Second Language