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Motivating Today’s Learner™

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Overview / Abstract:

Are your students lacking the energy, enthusiasm, and motivation to learn? Student motivation can be a major hurdle to classroom learning, and motivating students, particularly when competing with the latest advances in technology, has become one of the greatest challenges facing teachers today. And when your students aren’t motivated, it is more difficult for you to remain motivated.

This graduate-level course will help you refresh and revitalize your instruction with easy-to-use strategies and techniques that will bring your lessons alive for all types of learners, even the seemingly unmotivated ones. What’s more, you’ll rediscover the meaningful and enjoyable process of teaching and learning.

Teaching Tangibles
Understand the factors that foster student motivation to learn in school.
Identify barriers that prevent students from achieving in school.
Evaluate your own beliefs and how they impact your expectations for student success.
Gain strategies to motivate students and create a supportive learning environment.
Enhance and strengthen your own presentation skills.
Explore issues of gender bias and their impact on student achievement.
Design engaging lessons to get and keep the attention of all your students.


Oct 16, 2020


Education (K-12)





Credits / Hours

3 semester hours

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Lee Canter, M.S.W.

Lee Canter is a nationally recognized expert in behavior management. His programs have helped more than 1.5 million educators create more harmonious classroom and school environments where teachers can teach and students can achieve greater success.

Phyllis Lerner, M.A.

Ms. Lerner is a nationally recognized educator of teachers. For the past two decades, she has helped countless teachers improve their effectiveness, especially in the area of motivational strategies. Ms. Lerner’s background includes K–12 teaching, as well as curriculum and staff development with Teacher Expectations and Student Achievement (TESA), Generating Expectations for Student Achievement (GESA), and local and state agencies nationwide.

Merrill Harmin, Ph.D.

Dr. Harmin is the author of numerous journal articles and books, including the bestseller, Inspiring Active Learning. He is a professor emeritus at Southern Illinois University. While at the university, he directed the Inspiring Strategy Institute, a teacher-training and consulting organization that focuses on improving classroom instruction through an active-learning approach.

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Canter and Associates, LLC

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