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After building your schedule on SCHED, please register for the RRISD 2019 SummeRR Camp Conference in Eduphoria.  You can register for any combination of half days.  Quick links to each registration are below.
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Tuesday, July 23 • 12:30pm - 1:20pm
What drives student motivation? LIMITED

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What leads to improvement in student motivation? What can brain science, psychology, even economics, teach us about what motivates us to learn and perform complex tasks? How can we translate research into pedagogical practice to get students to want to come to our class and get excited about learning? Why don't rewards (good grades, extra credit, candy) and consequences always work the way we think they will? Teachers will explore research on motivation and examine classroom practices that encourage or inhibit motivation to maximize their efficacy in the classroom .

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Meghan Dougherty

Instructional Coach, Secondary Social Studies, RRISD
Meghan is originally from Long Island, NY. After graduating college and spending a stint in Romania as a Peace Corps volunteer, she began teaching social studies in Virginia. Craving more adventure, she and her husband spent a couple of years teaching at an international school in... Read More →

Tuesday July 23, 2019 12:30pm - 1:20pm PDT
Rm 2405