Sign-up for the Motivation Myth-Busting for School Teachers 3-Week E-mail Course

This FREE course will enable you to improve the climate of your classroom (and school) by aligning the situation you co-create with  your students to the needs of everyone in it. 

Here are the six common myths about motivation that this course debunks:

  • ´╗┐Myth #1- Students lack motivation
  • Myth #2- With enough charisma you can jump start your unmotivated students
  • Myth #3- Tapping into students'  intrinsic motivations can overcome all their learning challenges
  • Myth #4- Rewards and punishments are terrific motivators
  • Myth #5- Rewards and punishments undermine effective learning
  • Myth #6- Motivation is an unconscious mental process beyond influence?

I've been studying motivation for decades, though I only got a degree in psychology a little over a decade ago. 

There are lots of myths about it, but I suspect that these six are the most common or important ones to bust for teachers. 

Even if you haven't fallen for these myths, you might benefit from having your understanding of the science of motivation updated. 

Sign-up using the form at the bottom of this page.


You will receive one e-mail each week for three weeks. 

Each e-mail will contain links to the page with the video and a password to access the page. 

Each episode includes a survey to help you make the most of your viewing.

Each video is less than 28 minutes long.

Finally, I am making myself available by appointment to discuss each episode with you over Zoom. 

This personal attention will not last forever, so take advantage while you can. 


Don Berg

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