Motivation_and_Affect - Motivation and Affect Essential...

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Motivation and Affect Essential Question : What is the nature of motivation, and how can teachers positively influence students’ motivation to learn? Objectives: Teacher candidates will be able to Discuss the basic needs of students and the relationship of these needs to motivation Describe motivation from different theoretical perspectives Analyze motivational studies and draw conclusions about the effects of praise/rewards on intrinsic motivation Articulate strategies to help increase motivation among students
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The Nature of Motivation What is motivation? What characteristics do we see in a student who is motivated? Pair Share Describe and exceptionally motivating teacher you’ve had
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Mazlow’s Hierarchy of Needs Affect (or feelings/emotions towards a task) can affect students’ motivation Anxiety – Can be facilitating or debilitating State anxiety Trait anxiety Self-Actualization Esteem Love and Belonging Safety Physiological
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