How to Motivate Your Students

How to Motivate Your Students

Every teacher has those days where the students seem to be on a different planet… you know what we mean. Those days when a normal tone of voice goes unheard, when the students just refuse to pay attention and continue with banter and chatter while you desperately try to get their attention and try to motivate your students.   Then there’s the students themselves. Some of them simply aren’t interested in learning, others have problems paying attention, and yet others are disorganized and might perform poorly despite trying their best. It is important for a teacher to maintain control of the class while encouraging students to improve their skills and achieve better academic performance. Here are some ways to motivate your students in a constructive manner. Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivational Factors Motivation is both intrinsic and extrinsic. Environmental factors, the teacher’s personality and preferred teaching method, the classroom environment, the child’s home environment and other students in the class are all external factors that...
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