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Daily discourse

  1. 1. Jane Wilson, Ph.D.Anna Beebe, college sophomore Westmont College ICCTE Conference – May 2012
  2. 2.  Calling – A vision of how God wants to use our time, energy, and ability to serve Him in the world (Sittser, 2004)  “Away of seeing the world with the eyes of the heart.” (Sittser, p. 167)
  3. 3.  Enhancingstudents’ desire to learn and promoting lifelong learning
  4. 4.   “For wisdom will enter your heart, and knowledge will be pleasant to your soul (Proverbs 2:10).  “A person of understanding delights in wisdom (Proverbs 10:23).  “Bywisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures. A wise person has great power, and a person of knowledge increases in strength” (Proverbs 24: 3-5).
  5. 5. IntrinsicExtrinsicWhat is the student perspective?
  6. 6. Intrinsic Extrinsicto enhance intrinsic motivation to learn
  7. 7. ControlCompetence (getting better)CuriosityChallengeCommunity
  8. 8. Ask God to guideCelebrate Cognitive it model it Intrinsic Motivation to Learn Link it to Proclaim effort it
  9. 9. “God gave us free will to make choices, and He desires for us to make wise choices.” “God lives within us to provide us with the wisdom and strength to make wise choices.”Cognitive Model It Proclaim It Link to Effort Celebrate itWhen I encounter a You are capable of My job is to open up You made goodproblem like this, I making wise the door; your job is choices today. Youthink about what choices. to walk through the must feel good.choices I have. door.
  10. 10. Cognitive Model It Proclaim It Link to Effort Celebrate itI love when I can tell I can tell you’re Your effort is You’re gettingthat I’m improving. improving! helping you to smarter every day! improve. “That the person of God may be equipped for every good work” 2 Timothy 3:17
  11. 11. “I’m curious to see what God has in store for us today.” “God gave you a mind to think and ask questions and to figure out life.” “God made an amazing world; it’s so fun for us to learn more and more about His creation.”Cognitive Model It Proclaim It Link to Effort Celebrate itThat makes me You are asking some See if you can find I can tell you reallywonder…. really good out the answers to want to learn and questions. your questions. understand. “The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.” Psalm 65: 8
  12. 12. “Try what’s hard and see how God can help. God gives you the power to learn.”Cognitive Model It Proclaim It Link to Effort Celebrate itI find things are This is You’ll need your You did it. You keptmore fun if they are challenging, but best effort to trying and you didsomewhat it’s doable. succeed at this it.challenging. challenge. “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord.” Colossians 3:23
  13. 13. “God created us to live in community. We are here by Divine appointment. We are brothers and sisters in Christ.”Cognitive Model It Proclaim It Link to Effort Celebrate itIt feels great to be a We are a family/ If we work together, This is a greatpart of our class. team/community. we can solve any example of what We share, learn, and problems that may makes our grow together come up. classroom such a wonderful place to learn. “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity.” (Psalm 133:1)
  14. 14. Control – competence –curiosity – challenge -- community  Do this if you want an “A.”  Listen, because this material will be on the test.  I am so proud of you.  Work hard, so you don’t have to stay in at recess.  Look at the chart to see how you did in comparison to others.  The first one to finish wins a prize.
  15. 15. http://forms.westmont.edu/forms/academics/education/teacher_talk/ Control Competence (getting better) Curiosity Challenge Community
  16. 16. Intrinsic Extrinsicto enhance intrinsic motivation to learn