Tagged: motivation

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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...

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...

Six Inconvenient Truths about Teaching 5

6 inconvenient truths about teaching

Inconvenient truths about teaching There are inconvenient truths about teaching. Yes, there are truths about teaching that one may not be comfortable with. Although teaching may be one of the noblest professions, teachers are...

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...