Empowering Teachers and Building Motivation in Response to COVID-19 with The Paradigm Project

Dates: February 8, 2021
Location: Virtual

Course Details

As teachers and administrators work to re-invent how to interact with, engage, and teach students, many feel an overwhelming combination of stress, frustration and disconnection with the passion and joy they used to associate with their work. This webinar will use Self-Determination Theory – a model of motivation – to understand the core psychological needs that are affected by the radical changes we are seeing in our workplaces due to COVID-19. We will approach loss of motivation, identity, and drive as an understandable response to an environment that limits teachers’ sense of independence, competence, and connection. This webinar will offer administrators simple yet effective strategies to understand and address the challenging effects of COVID-19 on workplace motivation and passion amongst their staff. The course will also explore the physiology of stress and its connection to motivation, and tangible steps organizations can take to build a culture of support and help teachers effectively manage stress during this challenging time.

Who It’s For

This program is offered in partnership with the Jewish Education Project and the Paradigm Project and is designed for early childhood education administrators.


Monday, February 8, 2021 from 11:15AM – 12:30PM MST

Registration Details

This program is not open to the public. If you are interested in bringing this or similar content to your organization or community, please contact Emily Heeren at emilyh@bamidbartherapy.org for more information.


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