Personal Best (PB) Setting & Perfectionism in Learning

This post’s focus is on personal best (PB), setting high standards and how to assist the perfectionist in learning. Martin & Elliot (2016) “In a climate of benchmarks, comparisons, accountability, and league tables, it is important to ensure that students are not excluded from access to academic success or denied a sense of academic progress…

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Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivations by Ryan & Deci

Reading through education theory a theme that emerges through the literature is that of motivation. Motivation of the learner and also to a lesser extent the teacher. If we think about our motivation as a learner we may want to strive to be the best, obtain a qualification for career development purposes, to learn something…

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