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Student Motivation & Engagement - Chapter Summary
Examine the basics of student motivation and engagement by exploring the bite-sized lessons in this short chapter. Our instructors can improve your understanding of theories and strategies for student engagement, tools for student motivation and more. Completing this chapter will enable you to:
- Define and discuss the theory of student motivation
- List and describe student engagement strategies for teachers
- Discuss strategies educators use to engage students in productive tasks
- Describe the influence cultural and linguistic factors have on student engagement
- Share techniques and examples of motivational tools for students
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1. Student Engagement: Definition & Theory
Find out what student engagement is, and its importance for learning. Learn about student engagement theory. Read the lesson then take a quiz to test your new knowledge.
2. Student Engagement Strategies for Teachers
Blank stares. Doodlers. Side conversations. All teachers face the challenge of keeping an entire class's attention for an entire lesson. To eliminate those 'Bueller? Bueller?' moments, read on for strategies to engage students.
3. Strategies for Engaging Students in Productive Tasks
Helping your students stay organized and engaged is one of your most important and challenging jobs as a teacher. This lesson offers strategies you can use each day in your classroom.
4. Motivational Tools for Students: Techniques & Examples
In this lesson, we will explore the importance of student motivation and ways that teachers can motivate their students through tools like rewards, praise, and encouraging independence.
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