Engaging Strategies Motivating Students to Learn

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Engaging Strategies Motivating Students to Learn. Quote Connections. On the cover of your handout is an assortment of quotes related to engagement and motivation. Share your reaction to a quote. What is it that you agree/disagree with concerning the quote?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Engaging StrategiesMotivating Students to Learn

1Quote Connections2On the cover of your handout is an assortment of quotes related to engagement and motivation.

Share your reaction to a quote.

What is it that you agree/disagree with concerning the quote?

2Building a Classroom Learning CommunityDescribing and Planning LearningFinding AdventurePromoting Choice and ControlEnsuring LearningMotivating Students: 25 StrategiesSee handout

3Motivating Students: 25 Strategies

Online Resources

See handout

Self-Assess Your Motivational Practice Take inventory of your strategies of engagement. Read each statement and rate your understanding and implementation of the practice.5The Highly Engaged Classroom Every teacher can create a classroom environment where engagement is the norm, not the exception. The book shares how to generate high levels of attention and engagement as a result of careful planning and execution of specific strategies.

How do I feel? Am I interested? Is this important? Can I do this?

Specific strategies you can use: Tools to increase students' interest in the learning process.Focused instruction in vocabulary to boost academic performance. Connect with students on the emotional level.

The Highly Engaged Classroom

Online ResourcesFree webinar with Margaret McInteer

authorspeak handoutsConsiderations for TodayWhat engagement materials and resources (some that have already been created) can you share with the other affiliates and schools across the state?How will you share them with them? (wikispace, web page, repository, moodle?)What missing materials do you need to create and share? (do you need to create videos on something new? Handouts for a specific tool?)What other statewide projects or materials creation would you you like to see happen? What other things would you like to create with help from another group?

Considerations for TodayGuidelines that will help create an effective working group (if we do some product development)

1. Treat each other with dignity and respect2. Listen first to understand honor air space!3. Be creative and have fun!4. Honor time commitments5. Be open to change6. Do your part- as a learner AND a sharer 7. Communicate! Communicate! Communicate!