Fostering Student Motivation
This month’s Teacher’s Corner will examine ways teachers can positively impact student motivation. Begin with this reflection activity about language learning.
Reflecting on Teacher Experiences and Building Awareness of Motivation-Related Factors
You can do this reflection activity on your own or with a group of fellow teachers. If you work in a group, you might learn a few new motivational techniques from your colleagues!
Reflection and Self-Assessment with "I Can" Checklists
This week’s teaching tip illustrates how to use an objectives-based checklist that asks students to reflect on and assess their progress. Seeing their own progress, meeting objectives, and “ticking items off a list” is intrinsically motivating to most students.