- Annotated Bibliography Classroom Management Tabitha Floyd

- Annotated Bibliography Classroom Management Tabitha Floyd

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Annotated Bibliography Motivating Learning Tabitha Floyd PSY372: Educational Psychology Melanie Rodriguez May 30 th , 2011
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Annotated Bibliography – Motivating Learning Introduction- As a teacher there are many things you must be able to do but one very important factor is how to motivate your students to want to learn. Motivation comes from many sources like curiosity, being like someone else, mastering a skill and being part of something. With these things in mind a teacher can encourage her students to create their own learning environment that will have them wanting to learn. The following articles helps teacher understand how to motivate their students. It also helps teachers to see things from a students perspective so they are better prepared to see there classroom for their students eyes. This is important if you are going to motivate your students to learn. Daniels, E. . (2010). Creating Motivating Learning Environments: What We Can Learn from Researchers and Students. English Journal, 100(1), 25-29. Retrieved April 28, 2011, from Research Library. (Document ID: 2128832991) Summary- Daniels states that motivation can be important to learning. To many times students need to be motivated to learn because they are bored or not interested in their studies. To motivate your students they need to be involved in what is going on in the classroom. They need to be able to make decisions about what is
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happening and the direction their learning is going. This can be done by finding out what students are interested in and using that interest in helping them learn. This also makes them feel like they have a sense of control in their learning environment. Students who are involved in the classroom feels better about what they are learning and help them to learn more about a subject. Students need to be encouraged that they have the abilities to do the work expected of them and required for the assignment. That does not mean you make everything easy or that you do not make sure the student is working at their level. It means as a teacher you have the ability to encourage your student by giving them clear instructions, good resources and help when needed. It is really important that a student feels they can come to you when they do not understand an assignment. If they feel they can come to you and you will encourage and help them understand then they are going to stay focused and learn more in the classroom. This article supports the selected topic area by telling about the importance of motivating your students and making them feel like they are part of the classroom. It was written in a way that helps a teacher understand you must have students involved in their own learning. I feel they could have elaborated more on way to get students involved in the classroom. I do feel this article helps teachers understand the importance of student involvement and that to motivate your students they must want to be in the learning environment. DiCarlo, S. (2009). Too much content, not enough thinking, and too little
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