internal motivation

Internal Motivation: the presentation

Trying to figure out how to help young people develop internal motivation is a complex thing. What lights the fire (and what dampens it) in any one individual can seem like a mystery inside an enigma. While I don’t pretend to have all the answers, the Prezi below accompanies a

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Be Your Gifted Child’s Coach

I was reading this wonderful article by Atul Gawande about coaching, and it resonated with me because I believe firmly in coaching. If you’re really good, you get a coach. Think about it: what professional athlete do you know of who doesn’t have a coach? In Gawande’s article, he talks

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5 Tips for Beating the Second Semester Blues

The first semester is over and students are in the second semester doldrums. For GT kids, this can be a hard time of year. How can parents and teachers help them put some wind in their educational sails and avoid the second semester blues? The secret is punctuation. Rather than

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