I was recently asked how I motivate my students. Immediately, I thought, what don’t I do to motivate students? I do everything short of standing on my head… no, wait a minute — I do that too, along with cartwheels, Captain’s Coming, Indian dances, and “old school” 4-Square.
Motivating students is at the very heart of being an effective teacher. It’s a huge topic that encompasses just about everything we do, so let’s break it down. Continue reading