The Role of Teachers in Motivating Students To Learn
To prepare to teach students with different developmental needs, teachers must be able to connect with and motivate students. A student?s needs, cognitive development, and sociocultural environment play a large role in developing motivation. Educators must also understand how their beliefs and behaviors can promote or hinder student motivation.
- Identify three basic human needs that need to be met for students to develop motivation. Explain how meeting and not meeting these needs affects motivation and engagement.
- Explain how sociocultural and cognitive factors can affect student motivation and engagement in the classroom. Describe how teachers can address and overcome these factors in the classroom.
- Provide two examples of teacher attributes that promote student motivation and engagement, and two examples that may hinder student motivation and engagement.
- Provide three ways teachers can improve student motivation and engagement at home and at school.
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