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  • Parents Need To Discipline Their Child
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    High-School Drop-Outs How can students be motivated to stay in school First of all, I think the students should be motivated mainly by their parents and then by their teachers. Parents should motivate their children by telling them how being a high-school graduate will help them in life. The parent may mention how being a high-school graduate helped them or how they were hurt by being a high-school drop-out. Teachers can help motivate students by making school fun along with the teaching of the ...
  • Very Important Determining Factor In Student Motivation
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    Brendan Farrell Personal Statement In all circumstances a good academic record is desirable. There are, however, certain conditions in which I find learning is much more enjoyable. An instructor that is excited about teaching young people impacts the mood of the classroom in an astounding way. Students interested in learning make the environment more relaxed and give a feeling of anticipation, waiting for the next morsel of information to fall from the teacher's tongue. Course material, which ha...
  • Promotion Of One's Own Interests
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    The Ethics of Student-Faculty Business Deals The Akamai Corporation has meant big money for one Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor and one of his students. Back in 1995, Tom Leighton, a professor of applied mathematics at MIT, started playing around with ways to use complex algorithms to ease congestion on the Web. He enlisted several researchers, including one of his graduate students, Danny Lewin. At the time, they weren't thinking about starting a company. But Mr. Lewin, followin...
  • Intrinsic Motivation In Students
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    Essay Topic (Unit 10 - Question #3) How would you as a teacher encourage intrinsic motivation in students? Intrinsic Motivation Intrinsic motivation can be defined as "motivation associated with activities that are their own reward" (Perry 2003). It is motivation that stems from your inner feelings and views which feed your desires to accomplish and perform. Oppositely, extrinsic motivation is "motivation created by external factors such as rewards and punishments" (Perry 2003). When you are ext...
  • Motivation For A Student
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    Effective way in Tutoring Students 2004 Outline: A) Introduction B) General discussion 1) Personal Experience 2) Tips on Promoting Student Motivation 3) Advantages and Disadvantages of Tutoring) Conclusion. Foreword: Tutoring is a tool in helping the children in their academic needs. The tutor guides them in answering their assignments as well as teaching them techniques in solving problems. This paper is aimed at describing tutor functional duties, tips on promoting student motivation, advantag...
  • Causes Of Decreased Student Motivation
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    Causes of Decrease in Student Motivation When I was given the assignment to identify the causes of decreased student motivation I said to myself "Screw this, I think I'll just go party with my friends and worry about school later". Then, I realized I was a perfect example of a student who lacked motivation. I got to thinking that maybe I could relate to this topic in a very personal way. A few of the causes of the decrease in student motivation are related to delayed gratification for work done,...
  • Teacher Of Elementary Students
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    My Philosophy of Education TEACHER ROLES: I believe that the teacher of elementary students has many roles. I will sometimes be a facilitator-guide, sometimes a supportive, nurturing mother-like figure, and sometimes a sage who imparts knowledge. I will encourage my students to become more self-aware and self-managing. I believe that elementary school teachers must focus significant classroom time on the acquisition of social and community skills such as mutual respect, cooperation, friendship-b...
  • Intrinsic Motivation Recognizing And Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation
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    Running head: RECOGNIZING AND NURTURING INTRINSIC MOTIVATION Recognizing and Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation: A Cautionary Tale Article Critique Recognizing and Nurturing Intrinsic Motivation: A Cautionary Tale This article related to the pre-teaching experiences of educators and the necessity for training in the identification of intrinsic motivation in the gifted learner. For far too many years, gifted learners were only thought to be the achievers in the group. Those students that were able to...
  • Success To His Students
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    Have you ever wondered what it takes to motivate a group of young, adolescent kids in school, or if the techniques used would even work In the movie "Stand and Deliver", Jaime Escalante used many different techniques to motivate his students to learn more and be more successful in math. Overall, his students might have a larger desire to learn more about other things in life. Jaime Escalante used many techniques to motivate his students to become more successful in math, and in life. Mr. Escalan...
  • Students Motivation For Learning
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    INTRODUCTION Motivation is the process of initiating and directing behaviour based on the persistence of effort to satisfy an individual goal or need (Petri, 1991; Robbins et al, 2000 and Robbins et al, 2001). There are two approaches to understanding motivation, each of which has theories expanding to support the nature of motivation. Content theories focuses on what motivates an individual. In contrast to process theories of motivation which focus on how individual behaviour is motivated. This...

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