Successful teachers are able to motivate and inspire the children they teach and this is a skill that can only be supported by understanding good practice. This book gives you smart, pragmatic guidance backed by evidence-based research on how to engage and inspire in your teaching. It looks at both how you can influence and shape the learning that goes on in your classroom and how you can apply key lessons to your own professional development as a teacher. Key coverage includes: • The psychology of motivation and its implications for the classroom • Behaviour for learning • Essential advice on of safeguarding, mental health and wellbeing • Active learning and engaging your pupils in the learning process • How to develop as a professional and empowered teacher
Chapter 1: Introduction to engagement, motivation and empowerment
Introduction to engagement, motivation and empowerment
In this chapter, you will learn about:
- Why this book, why now?
- Teachers and pupils: Why we need to consider the development of both together
- Key concepts: Engagement, motivation and empowerment
- Who would find this book relevant?
- Case study examples and how the chapters are organised
- Making the links to school-based training for teachers
- Overview of the chapters
Learning matters in society. It is the life force that flows through the past, the present and the future. Without a good education, we have no learning. Without learning, we have nothing.
We write this book as a positive statement to explain the concept of a good education and the role of engagement, motivation and empowerment. We believe in the rights and responsibilities ...