Posts Tagged ‘Susan Fowler’

how to develop motivation in kids

In today’s educational environment, we are more aware than ever that student motivation and engagement is essential for lasting learning. I can’t tell you how many times as a school counselor, I had discussions with teachers, parents and kids about being motivated. However, I’m afraid we rarely discussed how important intrinsic motivation is vs. extrinsic…

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teaching kids not to give up

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Kids and Motivation Do you have a student who gives up easily? Is her philosophy that if she can’t succeed right away, then there’s no point in trying? Does he always anticipate failure when faced with an obstacle? We all face challenges and difficulty from time to time. What makes the difference between someone who…

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Why you can’t motivate kids…

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How to inspire children to love learning Practice the piano. Do your homework! Clean up your room! Follow directions without reminders. How much of your time as an educator or parent is spent trying to motivate your students or children? What if someone told you that trying to motivate someone doesn’t work? What if there…

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