This is the cover of my upcoming third book on helping students develop intrinsic motivation (my own little trilogy :) ). It will be published by Routledge in early 2015. You can get free resources...

Wash Post has just published this excerpt from my new book: The real stuff of schooling: How to teach students to apply knowledge

If we know what works to motivate students, why are so many students still unmotivated? These five questions will help you determine if your practice is really in line with research. | Cult of Pedagogy

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Unmotivated Students

5 Questions to Ask Yourself About Your Unmotivated Students - If we know what works to motivate students, why are so many students still unmotivated? These five questions will help you determine if your practice is really in line with research. Cult of

7 Tips on how to Drive Students Motivation ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

7 Tips on how to Drive Students Motivation ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning ✿ Self Study / eLearning / Learning Languages / Learning techniques / Learning Tips / Spanish Language ✿ Pin for later!

Increase student engagement in your classroom with these seven fun ideas!

Ways to Increase Student Engagement

Student engagement is my number one goal in the classroom. None of the academic goals can be achieved without student engagement.

Intrinsic Motivation

Intrinsic Motivation Infographic: The 27 Ways to Encourage Intrinsic Motivation in Your Students presents 27 ideas to encourage intrinsic motivation in your students

How to get your students to stop talking with "Beat the Teacher!" - simple but motivating :-)

The way it works is that when I need the class to quiet down, I start counting backwards from five: If I get to and there is even one student talking, I get the tally point. If the entire class is quiet, they get the point.

Teaching a PBIS school, we focus on positivity and creating structures where student choices are celebrated. We love focusing on the gains students (and staff) and I am always impressed that 90% of the time it works! Students have individual goals, group goals, and we have whole-class goals. When we reach those goals, it’s definitely...

20 Positive Behavior Rewards that Aren't Food

Working together to meet a goal builds classroom community & encourages teamwork. As a PBIS school, check our our 20 favorite nonfood, low-cost rewards!

"Wall of champions" post its to demonstrate 80% or higher on assessments

"Wall of champions" post its to demonstrate or higher on assessments.I like this idea buutttt, I feel like it would make other students feel bad because they could never make an or higher.

Genius Hour in the Elementary Education Classroom

Task This aligns with the second task because it gives students more value to what they are learning if they get to chose it. Genius hour allows students to explore their interests and possibly relate it to school content.

9 Ways to Respond When a Student Shuts Down

9 Ways to Respond When a Student Shuts Down

This is a great article that discusses what to do when a student refuses to work. It really help the teacher understand why the student is not working and ways to encourage students to do their work.

A "prize line" for the student who is picked randomly as the "secret person" displaying appropriate behaviors.  Via: Fifth in the Middle: Student Motivation - What's Working This Week

A "prize line" for the student who is picked randomly as the "secret person" displaying appropriate behaviors. Via: Fifth in the Middle: Student Motivation - What's Working This Week. Use with the token economy I pinned.

Spark Student Motivation: Open House

Open House: Get students excited about open house with this invite that also serves as a keepsake! - Use for the Open House in September

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

21 Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

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