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30 Dec 2015

Extensive research has shown that a scaffolded and supported goal setting process, particularly one where students choose their own...

15 Dec 2015

It’s not always easy to know what motivates our students, so, for this post on motivation, I thought I would look at what motivates me...

  • Researchers typically divide goals into two types - learning goals (also known as mastery goals) and performance goals.  Learning goals are motivated by a desire to increase one's skills and ability in an area or in accomplishing a task, while...
  • I recently started to brush up my German. I last studied German many years ago at school and I can’t say that it was a great success. In fact, I failed the exam and had to retake it. Hardly surprising, as I seem to remember spending a good portion...