Tagged: motivation

Silence 1

How to deal with quiet students?

Quiet students It is heartbreaking to see that some language teachers favor confident, outspoken students and see with a critical eye students who prefer to sit back and be quiet. These teachers think that...

Dealing with children’s failure in the exam 0

Dealing with children’s failure in the exam

How parents should deal with children’s failure Failing in the final exam is not an end in itself. It is always the result of a malfunction at different levels. In fact,  failing in the...

Which incentives work best? 0

Which incentives work best?

Which incentives to opt for? It’s really a question of paramount importance if you want your students to do well.  Should you use extrinsic or intrinsic motivation? Which one works best? Which one has...

What makes a difference is that you can! 0

What makes a difference is that you can!

Success or failure, this your choice As the baccalaureate exams in Morocco are approaching, some of my students are still unwilling to start preparation  no matter how I try to motivate them. The reason...

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Susan Boyle – Success Story

Susan Boyle Born when her mother was 47,Boyle was briefly deprived of oxygen during the difficult birth; she was diagnosed as having learning difficulties. She says she was bullied as a child, and was...

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Why do teachers teach?

My teaching experience If teaching is stressful, financially less rewarding, why do teachers teach? It is a legitimate question! In the beginning I remember being forced to be  a teacher. For a poor young...

Motivation – Be motivated to motivate! 2

Motivation – Be motivated to motivate!

There is nothing more central to learning effectively than these three words: motivation, motivation and motivation. It is a real challenge to motivate your students. As the old saying states it, “you can lead...