Judy Green, a former sixth-grade teacher at Abbott Middle School in Waukegan, Illinois, and currently a K-8 technology/learning coordinator at the Lincoln Center in Waukegan, discusses improvements in student motivation when students use technology tools for learning. Excerpted from an interview videotaped for the CD-ROM series Captured Wisdom (North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, 1996).
"They are never finished with these projects. They are never satisfies, and I have to finally unplug the machines and move them away when it's time to do something else, because they will continue to redo and refine and it's miraculous. One of the students mentioned that they begged to come in at lunch, stay after school that's just how motivating it is to learn this way."
Date posted: 1997