Archive for September, 2015

Strategies to Build Intrinsic Motivation | Edutopia

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/classroom-self-persuasion-david-palank?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialflow%20&utm_campaign=RSS Some interesting ideas here, particularly around intrinsic/extrinsic motivation. I can imagine this would be entertaining: 1. Two Lines Dan Pink, in his show Crowd Control, got people to stop double dipping their chips in guacamole by setting up bowls for double dippers and single dippers. Before class, form two lines called “Ready to Learn” […]

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Back-to-School Products Designed by Students for Students | Edutopia

http://www.edutopia.org/blog/back-school-products-designed-students-students-suzie-boss Expert support for design thinking: “To scaffold the design-thinking process, the Tools at Schools team has students produce three boards en route to their proposed solution. Here’s how Aruh describes these deliverables: Board One: What inspires you? You might pull pictures from magazines, use color swatches, or words — whatever gets you excited about […]

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