Show Notes

Are you struggling to motivate your students? Do you find it challenging to keep them engaged and eager to learn? We have the solution practical strategies for you! In this episode of the Teacher Edition podcast, we dive deep into different theories of motivation, including Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and self-determination theory, and how they compare to a Christian biblical worldview.

Join Jenny and special guest Matt Ticzkus, as they provide practical strategies to effectively use tangible rewards to build intrinsic motivation. 

Motivation is vital in learning. How do we motivate students? What are some ways to do this that don’t break the bank and don’t give students a sugar high? Do rewards always have to be tangible? What type of motivational rewards do students actually like?

So, if you’re looking for ways to keep your students motivated, look no further! Tune in to this urgent and insightful episode to discover the importance of motivation in education.

 By the end of this episode, you’ll have a better understanding of how motivation works and how to apply it effectively in your classroom. You’ll also gain insight into why motivation is essential in the learning process and how it can positively impact your students’ lives.

Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your teaching skills and create a more productive classroom environment. Tune in to the Teacher Edition podcast today and discover the secret to unlocking your students’ potential!

About Our Guest

Matt Ticzkus

Matt earned a masters degree in Christian school education and another masters degree in Bible exposition, and he served for a number of years as a school administrator in Texas. Matt is currently the regional director for the mid-south region of the American Association of Christian Schools where he is having a great impact with those schools and for Christian education. Matt stays busy outside that work as well. But by far his most important responsibility is his family. He and his wife have 3 children. He also founded and leads a small e-commerce company – and actively serves on city council where he lives.

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