effort - Steve Barkley

Coaches Fostering Teacher Motivation

Dave Stuart posted a video where he explores five key beliefs as crucial in fostering student motivation.  He identifies these as central to creating a learning environment where students feel […]

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Podcast for Parents: Youngsters Knowing When and How to Effort

How do we decide the value or motivation of an investment of effort? How young do youngsters conduct a cost/benefits assessment of effort? What role can parents and caretakers play […]

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Podcast for Teachers: Motivating Learning – Student Goal Setting

Steve explains how goal setting can give students a picture of the future which can increase motivation and in turn, effort and engagement. Subscribe to the Steve Barkley Ponders Out […]

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Driving Effort with Pictures of the Future

I am always looking for examples of stories that illustrate the formula that I presented in Tapping Student Effort…Increasing Student Achievement: Effort X Ability focused on a Manageable Task = […]

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Engagement and Effort

This past week I had the opportunity to work with educators around the concept of student effort as the key to student achievement at the Near East South Asia Council […]

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Effort and Work

I had the opportunity on a recent winter vacation get-a-way to read Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell. I had read his two previous books The Tipping Point and Blink and enjoyed […]

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