For Teachers in Class


Complete Guide to Having Engaged Students - 6 Steps

Do you monitor or help your students?

  1. Be a Student Yourself
  2. Vitalize Students' Motivational Resources
  3. Why Should I Do It?
  4. How to Handle Students' Negativity
  5. Words to Use in Class
  6. Be Patient

How Do I Know if I'm Autonomy Supportive?

Frustrated with uncontrollable students?

  1. What does teacher control look like? Why do you do it?
  2. Will giving up control motivate students?
  3. Teachers held responsible for students' performance are more controlling
  4. Differences between autonomy-supportive and controlling behaviours
  5. Be aware of not creating a controlling environment in the classroom!

How to connect with students

  1. Use the right kind of praise
  2. They don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care
  3. Provide a rationale for uninteresting lessons
  4. What can teachers do to connect with students and be autonomy supportive in the classroom?
  5. Be aware of not creating a controlling environment in the classroom!
  6. Effective ways of relating to students
  7. Acknowledging and accepting student resistance
  8. Motivate students by relating to them: The role of relatedness in academic engagement
  9. Establishing stronger teacher-student relationships

Get motivated students now

  1. Competition may harm motivation
  2. How do you frame your instructions?
  3. Students can learn better by teaching others
  4. Motivated Teachers = Motivated Students
  5. Self-Determined Teachers = Self-Determined Students
  6. Why are students unmotivated? What can teachers and parents do about their instructions?
  7. The classroom environment plays a part in influencing students' motivation
  8. How your communication styles influence students' intrinsic motivation
  9. Enhancing intrinsic motivation by observing others who are intrinsically motivated

Why should you care?

  1. Why is autonomy important?
  2. Problems with linking students' performances to their worth as individuals
  3. An Interview with Carol Dweck, a Psychology Professor and leader in the field of Motivation and Education for Children

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