Chapter 4 - Motivation
Getting Everyone in the Learning Game
"Because we need kids to work hard, we need a much more sophisticated and individualized sense of what will capture students' attention and cause them to persist through discomfort and distraction. Our ability to quickly and efficiently get and use a deep understanding of the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that together cause focused persistent behavior in each student - a personal motivational profile - will fundamentally change education and the learning professions."
Seven Ways Games Reward the Brain
- Continuous grading.
- Multiple long and short-term aims that are clearly defined.
- Rewarding effort.
- Element of uncertainty.
- Finding windows of learning.