One of the most important responsibilities of a teacher is to motivate students to learn different things. Although this may seem to be easy for teachers, there are times when it can become challenging. Such situations can be faced by teachers when students lack some physical or mental capabilities. As a matter of fact, teachers often have to find out the basic needs of students and then spend time to build the desired relations. But once and for all, motivation is the key for setting up a permanent relation of true love between the master and the disciple for learning that will always inspire. Here are some online resources that certainly can play a big role in the life of teachers to motivate students for instilling that gusto for learning.
This is a comprehensive hub where you can find several resources for dealing with students having exceptionalities, parent-teacher communication, cultivating the students of tomorrow, and digital literary skills. All information is available via boards. The board of Lisa Grady Tenreiro offers a lot on motivating and imparting learning in students with exceptionalities along with how to work with them in the best way. You will also find the details of motivating specific students, such as those with autism or other needs. On the other hand, the board of Gwen Duralek reveals information about how to establish the home-school connection for ensuring strong relationships that are essential for the overall success of the students.
Do you know how to make students ready for the hectic 21st century? Whether yes or no, it will be very useful to go through the Naomi Isaac’s board that discusses about fostering curiosity as well as inculcating ethics. You will also find links to ‘The Teaching Revolution’, a blog with several teaching ideas. Complementing this one is the board by Allison Pilley who discloses essential things for preparing today’s students for jobs of tomorrow. She discusses here about connected learning, collaboration, the through method of learning, and making social learning global.
Then, you will come across Amanda Jane Linguard’s content that aid you in recognizing as well as motivating talented students. You can try integrating this material in your classroom for testing its outcomes. Next, Alec Hamilton’s board is where you find some ideas of engaging students so that they can invest in their education. He does so by posting his own videos and materials apart from the textual content. And yes, lastly, you will also find some good ways to handle tragedies and losses in life so that the affected students can come out of it through motivation.
This is an institutional site wherein you will come across various teaching resources such as preparing to teach, first time teaching, motivating students, managing the climate of the class, and providing outside help to the students. The FAQs section has many queries and answers for motivating students. You will be able to find answers to all your questions here.
Head to the Teaching Resources section here and there will be hardly anything that you won’t be able to locate. Right from motivating students to implementing different learning styles, the section exposes several useful discussions, ideas, and tips to make better students via encouragement and discipline. You will find some useful tips on classroom coaching, developing interest in complex topics of math and science, developing various skills, encouraging cooperative learning, and overcoming the fear for making mistakes in students.
Again here, you just need to hit the ‘Teaching resources’ section to explore tips about motivation, dealing large classes and group work, and lecturing as well as presenting.