Identity – A means to bypass the need for motivation

Being a teacher you sometimes question your effectiveness, the direction of the curriculum, summative assessments, a whole host of things. In fact there are always job-related difficulties and doubts, that are shared by others in the profession. So I wondered, why do we do it? Why do we dedicate ourselves to helping students develop academically, […]

Read more
Rewards and the Hook

Manufacture a habit to push through your motivation dip and encourage consistent learning and practice using the Hook. The Hook model is simple. It consists of four inter-related phases that need to be repeated to become solid; trigger, action, reward and investment. Remember, repetition is key to its successes. Rewarding your success There are many […]

Read more
Action and the Hook

Manufacture a habit to push through your motivation dip and encourage consistent learning and practice using the Hook. The Hook model is simple. It consists of four inter-related phases that need to be repeated to become solid; trigger, action, reward and investment. Remember, repetition is key to its successes. All about actions Action is carried […]

Read more
More on Triggers and the Hook

Manufacture a habit to push through your motivation dip and encourage consistent learning and practice using the Hook. The Hook model is simple. It consists of four inter-related phases that need to be repeated to become solid; trigger, action, reward and investment. Remember, repetition is key to its successes. Internal and external triggers Triggers cue […]

Read more
Positive learning habits with the Hook

Use habit forming techniques to push through your motivation dip and maintain¬†consistent learning and practice. The Hook is a simple repetitive process designed to have an someone¬†form a long-lasting habit. Currently used in marketing, as well as by casinos and video game designers, it aims to form addicted customers by encouraging involuntary consumer behaviours. Morally […]

Read more