What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Motivation

  • Corwin
  • 2014
  • 136
  • eng
  • 2
  • 9781452271415

Powerful, brain-friendly strategies for motivating, challenging, and celebrating your students! This second edition is filled with practices for motivating even the most at-risk and reluctant students. Informed by current research on the plasticity of the brain and new insights on the relationship between culture and student motivation, the book features an extended classroom example of motivational techniques in action and vocabulary pre- and post-tests for teachers and details how:  Technology influences the brain and motivation  Intrinsic and extrinsic motivation are related to celebrations and rewards  Specific strategies can motivate students to begin and finish a task Teachers can foster students' positive self-talk and on-task behaviors