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Teenagers: Flow and the random factor
About the webinar
This session demonstrates two approaches that stimulate teenagers’ motivation to learn:
- Flow theory – helps us create the classroom conditions for intrinsic motivation to flourish.
- ‘The random factor’ (that is, exploiting activities based on an absurd premise) – takes away students’ fear of the wrong answer, and encourages critical and creative thinking.
Recorded on 7 October 2021
Watch a recording of the talk below
About the speaker
Jo Gore is a teacher, teacher trainer and materials-writer whose special interests include teaching teenagers, digital learning, CLIL, and project-based and meaning-driven approaches to language teaching. She coordinates the British Council's LearnEnglish Teens and LearnEnglish websites.