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Learning & the Brain is holding a webinar regarding Motivation within classrooms on Saturday, March 18 at 8 am MT. This webinar will be available as a recording for a week afterward and can be a professional development opportunity worth two (2) credit hours.

From their website: “What is motivation for learning? How does it work? How can we influence it in the classroom?”

This webinar offers framework of 5 big ideas from the evidence on motivation along with 5 key strategies educators can use to boost attention and effort in the classroom.

Speakers will draw on evidence from a range of fields—from cognitive science to behavioral economics—and explore the influence of factors such as success, social norms, belonging, and student autonomy.

Upon completion of the webinar, participants should:

  • Understand the 5 big ideas from the research around motivation for learning;
  • Grasp the 5 most powerful strategies for building intrinsic motivation in school;
  • Discover how we can apply these ideas to motivate ourselves and our students.

For full details on the webinar, including registration, click here.

For more information on various programs and upcoming professional development opportunities, visit the Learning & the Brain website.