76: Let the Learning be the Reward

There are kids who love to come to school because its fun and then there are kids who love to come to school to learn. Become the teacher that hooks kids on learning the right way. Tune in to hear 3 ways to do just that!


  • Don’t get caught in the trap
  • Stop trying to control behavior, rather set up environments where students choose to engage appropriately
  • Change student behavior proactively by pouring more time and attention into the lesson
  • To truly leave your mark on this world you need to prepare kids for their future
  • Our goal is to get kids hooked on learning, not things

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Allison is part of a summer book study group reading about student centered coaching practices and had this to share about this episode to her group:

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About the author, Gretchen

I am a teacher trainer and coach. Working elbow to elbow with teachers and teacher leaders to ensure instructional proficiency and student achievement soar lights me up. We have a real need in our nation for strong educators to remain in the field. My blog, book, podcast, courses and instructional materials are geared towards empowering teachers (and those that lead them) to receive the support needed to grow and thrive today, tomorrow and always.