In this blog post I build on the premise of my previous post by sharing a story about how we can use inspiration in our classrooms to bring out the best in students and nurture their intrinsic motivation to learn and grow.

The story features a previous student of mine whom we shall call Gary.

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 In this blog post I continue describing the forces that nurture intrinsic motivation.  Instead of trying to gain temporary obedience from our students through the use of rewards and punishments, these forces help us in our attempts to win our students’ hearts and minds and enlist a genuine commitment to the worthwhile aims and objectives we are trying to promote in our classrooms.

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