Motivation The Secret to success

Motivation =

expectation x value x climate

Expectations

All children need to have high expectations for learning, achievement and behavior

Involve students in academic/behavior goal-setting

Be involved in self-evaluating their learning and effort

Self-efficacy = child’s beliefs about their abilities that determines how they feel, think, motivate themselves and behave

What does "Value" mean?

Intrinsic value – interest or enjoyment

Attainment value – obtaining achievement or notoriety

Utility value – can see benefits to personal or career goals

Climate

EXPERIENCE A SUPPORTIVE, SAFE, WELL-ORGANIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENT

Active involvement including choice and meaningful activity

Teachers adjust environmental factors to meet learning needs

See learning modeled by adults as an exciting and rewarding process

Have time to integrate learning

Children are motivated when they experience success!

What can teachers do?

Know the uniqueness of each child.

Understand how each child learns.

Work to meet each child's needs.

But first, you need to understand your own learning strengths

Google: Multiple Intelligence Test

Click on Literacynet.org

http://literacynet.org/mi/assessment/findyourstrengths.html

Write down your top three intelligences!

Verbal-Linguistic

Naturalistic

Logical-Mathematical

Musical-Rhythmic

Bodily-Kinesthetic

Visual-Spatial

Intrapersonal

Likes to learn alone

Interpersonal

Likes to learn in a group

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Implications for Teachers

You must understand your own learning strengths and preferences

You must understand the unique needs of each of your students

For children to be motivated to learn, they need to have opportunities to learn using their strengths

Great teachers integrate a variety of activities on a daily basis

Be THAT Teacher!!

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