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What Motivates Learners to Want to Learn?

What Motivates Learners to Want to Learn? | Teachning, Learning and Develpoing with Technology | Scoop.it
Hear four kids talk about motivation and Kathleen Cushman's information about the conditions for motivation in the webinar and chat.

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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, January 23, 2014 10:06 AM

Have you ever wondered about motivation and what motivates us to learn? Kathleen Cushman presented in our Personalize Learning Webinar Series on Tues. January 21st by explaining that you start by drawing a straight line between... 


> what young people tell us about their learning experiences; 

> your own practice as educators and; 

> compelling scientific research into mind, brain, and education. 

 

Then she shared the eight simple rules of thumb that help us create the conditions for high motivation and high levels of mastery in the your learning environments!  - See more at: http://www.personalizelearning.com/2014/01/what-motivates-learners-to-want-to-learn.html#sthash.yBN3OEq0.dpuf

Audrey's curator insight, January 28, 2014 5:36 PM

It is important to hear from the learners how they are stimulated to absorb information. The earlier this is encouraged the greater the brain power, audrey@homeschoolsource.co.uk

Ivon Prefontaine, PhD's curator insight, January 28, 2014 6:07 PM

John Dewey called what motivates people to learn is "living motivation". We bring our stories and autobiographies to learning every day. We want to add to them in ways that help us construct a future of our choosing that fits within a community. It is about constantly transforming who we are.

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Alternatives to traditional homework

Alternatives to traditional homework | Teachning, Learning and Develpoing with Technology | Scoop.it

Alternatives to Homework/Worksheets via Shannon Smith, http://connectedprincipals.com/archives/4533 based on Kathleen Cushman, Fires in the Mind: What kids can tell us about motivation and mastery


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