By now, you have probably already learned that a good classroom management system is responsible for building a positive classroom climate. As a classroom manager, A good classroom manager knows that the benefit of using classroom management strategies can both stimulate and encourage learning. Using Classroom Strategies for Improving Motivation […]

I began collecting what might be called ‘Motivational Spurs’ about ten years before I retired. I started to use them in my classes to encourage my students to aim higher; not to accept second best. I did this by writing a new ‘Spur’ on the far side of the board […]

As a former teacher myself, I have often spoke of learning from and with my students. In the classroom, there are a host of agendas, ideas, and motivating factors that work together mechanically to produce a desired outcome. But sometimes the mechanics are far from functional as often times students […]