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Needs Essay

  • Submitted by: amoore08
  • on January 27, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 663 words

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I would begin by introducing Daran to the meaning of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and the hierarchy of needs. Intrinsic motivation is an internal self motivation where as extrinsic motivation is related to external outside factors.   Daran needs to find out if Caitlin’s motivational needs are not being met in the classroom or at home. Due to the recent changes in her life, the move and her parents getting divorced it has been hard on her. I am sure that she is feeling lonely, out of place, and she is scared of what is to come of her new life style.   According to Maslow’s hierarchy of needs there are five parts to being motivated physiological, safety, love and belonging, esteem, and self-actualization.   When a person feels safe and all their needs are being met they are happier, and able to motive them self.
    According to the motivational theories that I have read and researched, there are some specific ways Daran can increase student motivation in his classroom.   They include engaging students in setting learning goals to encourage students to take ownership for their learning, and to reflect on what they have learned and accomplished.   He should also incorporate real-world connections in classroom activities because this helps students see how skills they are learning can be applied to the real world through the use of technologies for learning that students are already choosing to use outside of class.
    Teachers should recognize individual differences and understand not every student will be motivated by the same thing. They should give students individual feedback and remind them that success often requires persistence and a willingness to overcome obstacles.   Students should reward with care. Be sure to give prompt feedback and praise good work to help build students' self-confidence.   Teachers can also help foster collaboration rather than competition among students by encouraging students to master skills at their own rate, for their own...

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