Student Motivation

The Satisfaction of Learning: Affirmation, Correction, and Guiding Students to Discovery

Contributor: Kyla Mast | Length : 3 | File type : Video

How do you respond to a student's mistake? What do you do when you ask a question, and the student comes up empty? Kyla believes that we should share corrections in ways that make students more confid... Read More

Little Video Teaching Assistants

Contributor: Trennis Hostetler | Length : 17 | File type : Video

If you feel lonely in front of your camera, Trennis has an idea: Hire some small assistants. Trennis writes: At first I started really simple by using them as a little intro to my videos to break up ... Read More

A Ticket to Math: Flashcard Practice Certificates

Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Teaching Material

Click for full-resolution images. Karen used tickets and certificates to keep her students on a path of math skill improvement. The letter to parents explains the process. The second page of the ... Read More

Candyland Land Game Door Décor

Contributor: Karen Nolt | File type : Curricular

Decorate your classroom door with a Candy Land theme! Scroll down for a description of how Karen used this to motivate academic achievement. Karen incorporated the theme into classroom management... Read More

When Expectations Are Not Enough: Supporting Students through Difficult Life Events

Contributor: Keeshon Washington | Length : 11 | File type : Video

Clear expectations enable students to be productive and learn more quickly. But what does the teacher do when a student comes to school in emotional distress? Rather than brush aside the trauma, Keesh... Read More

Motivating the Lethargic

Contributor: Derek Overholt | Length : 47 | File type : Audio

Lethargic: stuck-in-the-mud indifference; apathy. Motivate: to prod to action; to cause to desire change. How do we move from one to the other?

Teaching that Inspires

Contributor: Steve Overholt | Length : 44 | File type : Audio

An inspired teacher often will cause the phenomenon of inspired students. Perhaps we could try to be more inspiring for our students…but how?

Digging for Gold

Contributor: Val Yoder | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

Group relationships are best maintained and strengthened in an atmosphere of approval. Most of us are energized by affirmation.  Paul challenged us when he said, “For you know that we dealt with eac... Read More

What Is That in Your Hand?

Stephan Gingerich | Student Motivation | Teaching & Learning

Throughout history God has used faithful people to accomplish His will. The parable of the talents demonstrates the potential of each one of us in God’s kingdom. How many talents do you have? Have yo... Read More

Helping the Undisciplined

Contributor: Irene Bontrager | File type : Article

Image by StevePB on Pixabay How do we help those who struggle to maintain discipline? In these notes from a session at REACH 2019, Irene considers the Scriptural basis for discipline, the purpose f... Read More
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