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MOTIVATION Over the course of ones life a skill which serves well is motivation High motivation will help one get the most out of life If a person travels through life without a purpose or reason for being what impact will be left on the world Most people would like to think they have made a difference in their world and will be remembered By being motivated to do something a person can find a way to make that impact or lasting impression During time spent in school as children we are introduced to the need to become motivated Teachers begin extrinsic motivation conditioning with the goal being to produce students who will start to motivate themselves intrinsically By demonstrating to each student why getting their work done in a timely manner is vital they will see the significance of self-motivation in their lives and try to emulate it Motivating students is vital for effective learning however not all students can be motivated by the same technique The concept of motivation in education is based on the teachers ability to inspire challenge and encourage students to take an active role in their learning Maslow argues that everyone seeks to satisfy two basic levels of needs lower level needs physiological security the need for love and belonging and higher level needs esteem of both self and others and self-actualization or achieving ones full potential Once any of these needs is met it becomes less important as a motivator School structures sometimes perpetuate feelings of poor self-worth and low levels of motivation among students Individual goal-setting structures allow students to define their own criteria for success Outcome-based instruction and evaluation make it possible for slower students to experience success without having to compete with faster students Cooperative learning activities help students realize that personal effort can contribute to group as well as individual goals Student motivation naturally has to do with students desire to
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