#utedchat questions for 10/28 – Night of the Living Dead: aka Motivating Students

Q1  What do you think is the largest factor influencing student motivation? Why is it so influential?

Q2 – Kids, like zombies, tend to travel in herds.  What roles can peers play in motivating one another?

Q3a – Zombies are motivated by eating brains, what are some extrinsic motivations for your students?

Q3b – What effect does extrinsic motivation (i.e., candy, extra credit) have on students?

Q4 – What are your tools (stories,videos, activities, etc.) to help motivate students intrinsically?

Q5 – Share you best story of a “It’s alive" moment for a student or for yourself. What brought them back?

Q6- What keeps you motivated as a teacher?  How do you make it til the Great Pumpkin arrives?

Q7 – Share your favorite Halloween tradition – either for your classroom or in general.


Jared Covili

Jared Covili has been a regular UCET presenter and attendee since 2003 - when the UCET bug first bit him. Jared has been on the UCET board since 2008 and served as UCET President in 2011-2012. He is currently serving as ISTE Affiliate Rep. Jared works at UEN (tech training), the U of U (adjunct teaching), and Corwin Press (book writing and speaking).

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