Building Classroom Culture

The Motivated Classroom

 

Charismatic and authentic teachers can motivated students through a "cult of personality."

Teachers that push the value of the skills on offer elicit an intrinsic work ethic among their students.

And teachers who foster joy, teamwork, and good character habits can motivate students by helping them love the journey - even when the going gets tough!

(To read more about "Joy Factor," click the link to the left and pick up a copy of Doug Lemov's "Teach Like a Champion!")

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Teach Like a Champion

We share important core values with educator Doug Lemov, and have been inspired and influenced by "Teach Like a Champion." If you find Match Minis useful, we know you'll like his book, a broad and deep exploration of high-leverage, practical teaching moves.

From the author:

"Teach Like a Champion 2.0 is a complete update to the international bestseller. This teaching guide is a must-have for new and experienced teachers alike. Over 700,000 teachers around the world already know how the techniques in this book turn educators into classroom champions. With ideas for everything from classroom management to inspiring student engagement, you will be able to perfect your teaching practice right away."

“Surviving Your Rookie Year of Teaching” MOOC

This free, open-enrollment Coursera class explains 3 high leverage ideas and techniques to help teachers thrive in their first (or fifteenth) year of teaching.

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