Motivation is the key to finish your race with success.
- Do you not know that those who run in a race all run but one receives the prize ? Run in such a way that you might obtain.
- How to Gain Motivation
- Decide what you’re trying to do in class room.
- Find out exactly how you go about achieving what you want.
- You can see yourself progressing, and you can avoid a lot of “wheel spinning.”
- Sometimes called a “hook” to grab the student’s attention
- Actions and statements by the teacher to relate the experiences of the students to the objectives of the lesson.
- A short activity, dispatch or prompt that focuses the students’ attention and ties previous lessons to today’s lesson.
- Also known as Anticipatory set
Why motivation in lesson designing?
- To put students into a receptive frame of mind.
- To focus student attention on the lesson.
- To create an organizing framework for the ideas, principles, or information that is to follow
- To extend the understanding and the application of abstract ideas through the use of example or analogy (used any time a different activity or new concept is to be introduced. )
Successful motivation involves:
- Getting students to do what you want them to do
- When you want them to do it
- The way you want them to do it
- Because they want to do it
Qualities of Motivation for lessons
The motivation should be: –interesting, –age-level appropriate, –brief, –directly related to the day’s lesson, –applied to the day’s lesson.
ARCS Model – John Keller
- Attention – What are you doing to gain and maintain students’ attention?
- Relevance – How do you demonstrate the significance of course content to your students?
- Confidence – What are you doing to build confidence in students that they will be able to learn and apply course content?
- Satisfaction – Upon learning, what do you do to impart satisfaction amongst students?
- Perceptual Arousal (creating curiosity)
- Inquiry Arousal (increasing curiosity)
- Variability (maintaining interest)
- Goal Orientation (meeting learner needs)
- Motive Matching (ownership)
- Familiarity (personal connections)
- Performance Requirements (expectations)
- Success Opportunities (self-confidence)
- Personal Control (Focus of control)
- Natural Consequences (practical application)
- Positive Consequences (reinforcement)
- Equity (fairness)