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Coimbra Motivation. what not to do

  1. 1. Motivation:what not to do … APPI, Coimbra Sarah Phillips Oxford University Press April 2012
  2. 2. We don’t need no education. W I I F M? WIIFM?<div xmlns:cc="http://creativecommons.org/ns#" about="http://www.flickr.com/photos/deannabeth/394778919/"><a rel="cc:attributionURL"href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/deannabeth/">http://www.flickr.com/photos/deannabeth/</a> / <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">CCBY-NC-ND 2.0</a></div>
  3. 3. We don’t need no education. What’s in it for me? WIIFM?<div xmlns:cc="http://creativecommons.org/ns#" about="http://www.flickr.com/photos/deannabeth/394778919/"><a rel="cc:attributionURL"href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/deannabeth/">http://www.flickr.com/photos/deannabeth/</a> / <a rel="license" href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/">CCBY-NC-ND 2.0</a></div>
  4. 4. We don’t need no education. W–I–I– F – M? This is I like important learning for me. like this. This is This is fun. interesting.
  5. 5. Homework for today! Write about yourself. 100 words.I want it in on Monday
  6. 6. W-I-I-F-M?
  7. 7. If we have a goal, education can help us get there. This is I like important learning for me. like this. This is This is fun. interesting.
  8. 8. We don’t need no thought control.({{Information |Description= Take me to your leader! |Source=[http://www.flickr.com/photos/75062596@N00/337168724/ Robot jockey army -P1030118] |Date=December 26, 2006 at 05:53 |Author=[http://www.flickr.com/people/75062596@N00 Lars Plougmann] from London)
  9. 9. We don’t need no thought control. Thinking is when your mouth stays shut and your head keeps talking to itself. Child in Year 5, quoted in Smith, A and Call, N: (1999) The alps approach<div xmlns:cc="http://creativecommons.org/ns#" about="http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenmphoto/112877462"><a rel="cc:attributionURL"href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenmphoto/">http://www.flickr.com/photos/stevenmphoto/</a> / <a rel="license"href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/">CC BY-NC 2.0</a></div>
  10. 10. We don’t need no thought control.“Thinking is involved in any mental activity that helps …. ….formulate or solve a problem, ….to make a decision, ….or seek understanding.” Fisher, R: (1990) Teaching Children to Think
  11. 11. What are you doing? I’m thinking. Well! Just stopthinking and answer the question!
  12. 12. We don’t need no thought control. FIND THE ODD ONE OUT (there’s more than one right answer!) a) 1 4 9 15 25 b) zebra penguin killer whale polar bear c) can’t could have to does d) He plays football on Saturdays. He’s playing football on Saturday. He’s always playing football.Bob and Joe
  13. 13. We don’t need no thought control.Thinking about the story1 Why are they hunting?2 Why are they scared of the bear?3 Is Joe right to climb the tree? Can he dosomething different?4 Why does the bear sniff Bob?5 Can bears speak? Does the bear speak to Bob?6 Why does Bob say the bear speaks? Story and questions adapted from: Stories for Thinking by Robert Fisher (1996) Nash Pollock Publishing
  14. 14. We don’t need no thought control.Thinking about being a friend1 What is a friend?2 You don’t like a person. Can you be his/herfriend?3 Can you fight and be friends?4 Can you be friends with everybody?5 What makes a person a special friend?6 Are the friends of a friend your friends too?7 How do you make friends? Story and questions adapted from: Stories for Thinking by Robert Fisher (1996) Nash Pollock Publishing
  15. 15. We need to teach children to think for themselves. Planning Metacognition Observing and making hypothesis THINKING SKILLS Personal and interactional skills Developing competence InvestigatingTo angel
  16. 16. No dark sarcasm in the classroom. Self esteem Flow
  17. 17. No dark sarcasm in the classroom. physical safety identity mission SELF ESTEEM competenceLink to highchallenge, low Factors that feedstress. self esteem: from Youngs, Bettie B.
  18. 18. No dark sarcasm in the classroom vocabularystudy skills spelling reading
  19. 19. No dark sarcasm in the classroom.
  20. 20. No dark sarcasm in the classroom.
  21. 21. No dark sarcasm in the classroom. High skillschallenge time clear machine goals effect Flow sense of feedback control absorbed focus Low Based on: Csikszentmihalyi’s theory of flow stress
  22. 22. We need to create an emotionally safe classroom. high Final exams Process writing Phone calls Games and puzzles Group projectschallenge Copying Word search with Listen and a time limit repeat (some) Dictations low low high stress Link to self esteem cogs
  23. 23. Teacher leave them kids alone!Happiness is …. a sense of participation in determining the content of life. Link to juggler
  24. 24. Teacher leave them kids alone! The children that didn’t eat theThe children that ate the marshmallow turned out to be …marshmallow turned out to be … More socially competentLess sociable Personally effectiveMore stubborn Self assertiveMore indecisive More able to cope with frustrationLower self esteem Less likely to go to piecesSensitive to stress Embraced challengesResentful about “not getting Self reliant and confidentenough” Trustworthy and dependableProne to jealousy Took iniciativesOver-react to irritations More academically competentUnable to put off the desire for a More linguistically competent“quick fix” More able to use and respond to reason More able to concentrate More able to make plans More eager to learn
  25. 25. Teacher leave them kids alone! responsibilities classroom organisation behaviour what’s done when how an who they activity work is done withLink to conclusions Handing over ({{Information |Description=Ronald Graham, his wife Fan Chung Graham and Paul Erdős in Japan. a sense of control |Source=http://math.ucsd.edu/~fan/ron/jug.html |Date=1986 |Author=Che Graham |Permission=Granted by Fan Chung Graham (11/19/07) |other_versions= }} )
  26. 26. Teacher leave them kids alone! A polygon hunt in Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  27. 27. NO! We don’t need no education.Show children that education helps them achieve their goals. NO! We don’t need no thought control. Teach children to think for themselves. No dark sarcasm in the classroom. NO! Create create an emotionally safe classroom. Teacher leave them kids alone! YES! Hand over a sense of control. The sky’s the limit!
  28. 28. BibliographyGilbert, I. (2002) Essential Motivation in the ClassroomRoutledge FalmerGinnis, P. (2002) The Teacher’s ToolkitCrown House Publishing Ltd Secret URL: http://www.slideshare.net

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