Essay on How Do You Motivate The Students?

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1. How do you motivate the students?

The teacher plans the lessons based on the age that is appropriate and of their interest. She varies the activities and group work. She randomly chooses different children in the classroom to share their work to make sure everyone is motivated to do their best. She praises students when they make good choices or work hard. The class has a reward system in place where students can earn special privileges that have been determined by them (extra time on computers, and homework pass). Most importantly, she motives the students by letting them know they are capable of meeting her high expectations. They know they can make good progress and do a good job on the task at hand. She lets them know they can do it with positive attitudes and motivation.

2. What things do you take into consideration when punishing students?

Students will receive a consequence for their actions such as moving their clip from green to yellow. Then the teacher considers where the child is coming from, and the child’s maturity level/behavior. The teacher thinks about what the behavior was, takes action (time out), then calls child out to tell her why they did it, so the child knows the behavior was not classroom material. The teacher does consider that it is important to be consistent with consequences.

3. How do you motivate students to seek help if they need it?

The teacher will talk one-on-one with the student so you do not put the child on the spot and…

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