motivation - Steve Barkley

Podcast for Teachers: Quality Learning From Agency and Motivation

“Focusing on autonomy, mastery, and purpose helps my classroom be a place where both my students and I want to be. And that makes all the difference.” reported Mary Davenport, […]

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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 Parents: Generating the Love from Labor Experience (The IKEA Effect)

Our past experiences of finding love from our labor motivate our future efforts and willingness to take on challenges. As supporting adults we often need to know just the right […]

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Podcast for Parents: How to Keep Kids Motivated Learning At Home

Kimball Lewis, CEO of empoweringparents.com, shares insights on parents working with student motivation for learning at home. He identifies the need to create a structure that many students find in […]

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Podcast for Parents: Motivating Compliance Deeper Engagement

Parent, educator, and author Heather Lyon shares her learning and personal experiences in generating needed compliant responses at home and encouraging deeper engagement in learning at home and beyond.  You […]

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Podcast: Coaching Based on Teachers’ Thinking & Goals – Building Hope

In the current environment, coaching should assist educators in identifying “what is most important” and “what  can be let go”. The value of letting some things go is to invest […]

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