Building Teacher Confidence and Intrinsic Motivation

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2013-06-25
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  • motivation, self-esteem, teacher confidence
Discovering the WHY I am constantly inspired by the greatness of teachers and why they became teachers in the first place. In the process I go through when mentoring and coaching teachers I normally begin with finding out why they became teachers. For some they had family who were teachers and it seemed normal to […]
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Thinking Science and the importance of critical thinking

  • Posted by Dora Denk
  • On 2013-06-21
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  • critical thinking, meta-cognition, Mt Alvernia, thinking
Rachel Grieve in her article recently in The Conversation discussed the importance of spreading the scientific thinking skills across the curriculum. And as researchers and teachers realise the more that we develop the cognitive abilities of students the more they can become independent learners and drive the learning. However, the biggest barrier to implementation is […]
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