This fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain-friendly strategies and examines standards-based lesson planning, learning styles, and positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results.
Chapter 13: Engagement and Motivation Strategies
Engagement and Motivation Strategies
At just about any moment, a super teacher can find an engaging lesson. The way you handle questions and answers can influence student motivation. The social structure among your students can influence their comfort level. The creation and enforcement of rules can change the extent to which students feel that things are fair. This chapter outlines intrinsic motivators as jumping-off points.
Sources of Intrinsic Motivation
Perhaps you notice right away that your students possess the what's-in-it-for-me attitude and want rewards for achievements. What can you do to slowly build their motivation to succeed, if only for the sense of self-satisfaction? Consider the following strategies.
Give Learners Control and Choice
Control over choices increases students' vesting in ...