Improving Student Motivation

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1. Does your school administration request you to improve schoolers ' learning motivation? If yes, do they provide you with instructions on how to motivate children? If not, have you developed your own methods in motivating students to learn?
I am currently a teacher’s assistant, my responsibilities range from assistant students on the different school subjects, to helping the students transition from task to task, to assisting them be part of inclusion. I am not sure if the teachers in our school are requested to improve the student’s learning motivation. I can only assume that the school prefers teachers that uses methods that encourage the students to learn. I have noticed every teacher in our building has developed their own methods to improve the student’s learning motivation. Many of the teachers use a prize box to encourage
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Did you have to deal with your students ' emotional instability which might happen in a classroom when children are frustrated? Please provide specific examples and explanations of how you helped them to cope with their negative emotions?
Yes, a big part of special education is teaching students how to deal l with their emotions. We teach the students choices, and socially acceptable ways of dealing with their frustration.
For example: If I student is upset because he/she wants something and it is unable to explain it, and is screaming instead of using their words, the student is re-directed and prompt to repeat a sentence that describes their feelings and what they want to say.
Student: AHHHHHH!
Teacher: Is ok, I can ask for help. Can you please tie my shoes?

5. How do the problems in the family affect students ' behavior in the classroom and their academic achievement? Please provide specific examples and explanations.
Problems at home reflect in the student’s ability to concentrate and do their work. The student can withdraw from the class or the student can out become disruptive to the entire

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