If there is one important thing to note about students, it’s that they have short attention spans and prefer now to later. This is especially true at the beginning of learning.
Teachers have the most power to know how to motivate students more than any other person, because they’re on the front lines. They can influence students in a way that they can actually understand instantly.
One of the most tedious aspects of becoming a teacher is learning how to motivate your students. It is also one of the most important.
Students who are not motivated will not learn effectively. They won’t retain information, they won’t participate and some of them may even become disruptive.
A student may be unmotivated for a variety of reasons: They may feel that they have no interest in the subject, find the teacher’s methods un-engaging or be distracted by external forces.
It may even come to light that a student who appeared unmotivated actually has difficulty learning and is need of special attention.
This course will expose you to ways through which you can motivate students to learn.